Document Type : Article


1 Associate Prof., Faculty of Law and Political Sciences, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

2 Ph.D. Student, Faculty of Law and Political Sciences, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran.


Human relocation as the result of climate events is not a new incident. However, the human involvement in climate change, widespread character and various types of climate migration in the contemporary world have med the issue an unprecedented phenomenon causing major challenges to international law such that the existing international rules are not able to provide an all-in-one solution. On the other hand, the way this issue should be addressed has widened the gaps between the positions of developing countries and the views of some industrial countries. The present paper aims to discuss the major developments as to climate migration in the international climate change regime, and assess to what extent the developing countries have been successful in adding their views, particularly the idea of compensation, to the framework of the Climate Change Convention.


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