The Hugo Observatory

The Hugo Observatory is a first-of-its-kind research structure at the University of Liège, dedicated specifically to the study of environmental changes and migration. It was launched on the 3rd of November 2016 at the Hugo Conference 2016.


Conference on Environmental Migration: submission deadline extended to 14/07

          [English below]   En réponse aux nombreuses demandes, le comité d'organisation du colloque 'Migrations environnementales : l’état de la recherche en Afrique de l’Ouest' a décidé d'étendre la date limite des soumissions [...]

June 30th, 2017|Categories: Non classé|

François Gemenne speaks at the UN Global Compact for Migration

On 23 May 2017 Hugo Observatory director François Gemenne spoke at the second thematic session of the UN Global Compact for safe, orderly and regular migration. This new UN process, launched in the wake of the UN [...]

June 7th, 2017|Categories: Non classé|

Press release

The Hugo Observatory officially part of the new UN process to promote the global governance of international migration [ français ci-dessous]   The Hugo Observatory, located at the department of Geography at the University of [...]

May 23rd, 2017|Categories: Non classé|

Sarah Louise Nash wins the best paper award of the Hugo Conference 2016

We have the honor to announce that Dr. Sarah Louise Nash has been awarded the best paper prize of the Hugo Conference 2016. Sarah is 2016/17 Mercator-IPC Fellow at the Istanbul Policy Center of the Sabanci [...]

March 9th, 2017|Categories: Non classé|

Cycle de rencontres: L’Europe et les migrations environnementales

On the occasion of three important anniversaries related to the construction of the European Union - the 15th anniversary of the Euro, the 30th anniversary of the Erasmus exchange programme and the 60th anniversary of the [...]

March 3rd, 2017|Categories: Non classé|

François Gemenne and Sara Vigil in the 68th edition of Cités

Rather than a "refugee crisis", the current situation concerning the people crossing the mediterranean see should be viewed as a crisis caused by Europe's inability to respond in a concerted and humane way to the catastrophic events at [...]

January 19th, 2017|Categories: Non classé|