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Climate Change and Conflict Policy Brief  No.192 - June, 2024 • By Paulo Baleinakorodawa and Volker Boege

Policy Brief No.192: Climate Change-Induced Community Relocation in Fiji: Challenges and Ways Forward

Image: Transcend Oceania

This report addresses the challenges of planned relocation, looking at cases in Fiji, and it presents a specific promising community engagement approach that is pursued by the peacebuilding NGO Transcend Oceania in its work with Fijian communities. Transcend Oceania’s approach encourages a shift away from the conventional ‘victimhood’ discourse; affected communities see themselves as active agents rather than entirely dependent on external assistance. This approach offers some insights that can provide guidance for other relocation endeavours in the Pacific and more generally.

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