January 2019

The Impact of Climate Change in the Sahel on Human Security in the Mediterranean

Abstract

On 30 November, Policy Center for the New South in cooperation with Elcano Royal Institute and the IEMed organised a workshop “The Impact of Climate Change in the Sahel on Human Security in the Mediterranean”. The event was held in the framework of the EuroMeSCo ENI Project, co-funded by the European Commission.

The workshop brought together over 20 participants, including EuroMeSCo researchers involved in the project, as well as other experts and stakeholders attended the workshop. The participants discussed the preliminary findings of the Joint Policy Study and shared their views about climate change in the Sahel, its consequences on the ground and the policy responses to mitigate them.

The present report is a summary of main points raised in workshop discussions.