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This aerial view shows the camp of Deir Ballut for internally displaced people in the Afrin region of Syria's rebel-held northern Aleppo province, inundated following heavy rainfall on May 24, 2024.
Climate-Induced Displacement: A Conversation With Julia Blocher and Andrea Milan
Each year, millions of people migrate within and beyond their own countries because of rising temperatures and weather-related disasters. This new policy brief on climate-induced displacement from the Edward P. Djerejian Center for the Middle East explains the term “climate mobility,” distinguishes between voluntary and forced migration, and explores the challenges and opportunities presented by this reality of our times.
Ana Martín Gil, Kelsey Norman, Poema Sumrow, Sarah Sowell June 14, 2024
Solar power plant Maram
Toward Smart Sustainable Cities in the MENA Region
Rapid urbanization and expansion of cities in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region has created new opportunities — along with environmental risks, lack of financial and natural resources, and social disparity. In a new issue brief, visiting research scholar Osamah Alsayegh explores how developing smart sustainable cities can bring social and economic benefits to the growing urban population.
Osamah Alsayegh June 6, 2024
China trade relations
Beyond US Unilateralism: Rethinking the Response to China’s Trade Practices
While the U.S. has tried to appear assertive in taking action against China’s trade practices, this strategy has yielded limited results. In a new commentary, fellow Simon Lester summarizes current U.S. policies addressing China’s trade conduct and advocates for the U.S.’ revitalized engagement with the World Trade Organization’s dispute settlement system.
Simon Lester May 29, 2024
Solar power plant Maram
The Climate Change-Conflict-Displacement Nexus in the MENA Region
Climate change, conflict, and displacement in the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region present overlapping challenges to policymakers. This new joint report from the Edward P. Djerejian Center for the Middle East and United States Institute of Peace examines four key components — natural resources, urban fragility, gendered impacts, and international financing — and makes specific recommendations to address these complex issues.
Kelsey Norman, Ana Martín Gil, Robert Barron May 21, 2024