Associate Expert, Migration, Environment and Climate Change
International Organization for Migration (IOM) – Geneva
Mariam Traore Chazalnoel is the Associate Expert in the Migration, Environment and Climate Change program of the International Organization for Migration (IOM). In this capacity, she has coordinated IOM’s global inputs to the UNFCCC process for COP20 and COP21 and led trainings, side events, press conferences and exhibitions related to migration in a changing climate. Mariam is the editor of the IOM Outlook on Migration, Environment and Climate Change (2014) and author of “Law Review: Environmental Migration – Human Rights and Legal Issues”, Insights on Law and Society, American Bar Association, Chicago, (2014) and “Organizational Perspectives on Environmental Migration”, Routledge, London, (Forthcoming 2015). Since 2011, she has worked at IOM in policy, research, operational support, program development, planning, liaison and management level from New York, Geneva and Mali. She holds a graduate degree in development and international relations from Aalborg Universitet, Aalborg, Denmark.