Find Refugees International at COP28: Virtual Convenings and Events in Dubai

Refugees International will be attending the 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28), at the Expo City, Dubai. Tune in to virtual convenings or attend events we are hosting in person:

Voices of Climate Justice: Activists from Conflict-Affected Areas for Sustainable Peace
Saturday, December 2, 2023
2:30 to 4:00 p.m. GST (Dubai)
Climate Justice Civil Society Hub, Room 1
Livestream information tbc

Action for Forced Climate Displacement: A Life Cycle Approach to Intervene at Source and Destination
Friday, December 8, 2023
An official UNFCCC side event in partnership with AOSED, International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE), Sustainable Population Australia Inc. (SPA), Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA), and Université Paris Cité (UPCité)
4:45 to 6:15 p.m. GST (Dubai)
SE Room 8, Building 82, Section B6
Watch online:

​​“Nothing about Us without Us”: Local Leadership in Climate Mobility Decisions
Saturday, December 9, 2023
In partnership with Arizona State University’s Global Futures Laboratory
10:00 to 11:30 a.m. GST (Dubai)
Global Futures Laboratory/Arizona State University Pavilion, TA1-135, Ground Floor, Building 90, Section B7
Watch online:

National Adaptation Planning: Mobility Considerations and Displaced Communities as Stakeholders
Saturday, December 9, 2023
6:45 to 8:00 p.m. GST (Dubai)
Climate Mobility Pavilion, Building 62, Section B5

Representatives from Refugees International attending COP28 will be available for media interviews. For inquiries, please contact Etant Dupain at

Learn more about our Climate Displacement Program and our latest research and advocacy here.