Elisabeth Rasmusson, secretary general of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) explains how the climate related natural events are affecting the global population, creating a new category of displaced persons. The NRC was one of the main organizers of the Nansen Conference (Oslo, 5th to 7th of June 2011).
Erik Solheim is the Norwegian Minister of Environment and Development. His ministry is one of the co-organisers of the Nansen conference. He explains the reasons of this involvements and his hopes related to the current climate negotiations in Bonn, Germany.
Oddvar Hesjedal, one of the only company’s representative speaking during the conference gives an overview of the projects run by Telenor on disaster-risk reduction in Bangladesh.
Margaretha Walstrom is United Nations special representative of the Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction and the Chair of the Nansenconference in Oslo, June 2011.