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Regional preparations for the global compact on migration as per resolution 71/280

As per General Assembly resolution 71/280 (2017) which requests the regional economic commissions, in collaboration with other relevant UN entities especially IOM, to organize discussions among member states and other relevant stakeholders to examine the regional and sub-regional aspects of international migration and to provide inputs, in accordance with their respective mandates, for the preparatory […]

Regional consultations on Migration

Regional preparatory meeting, organized by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) Santiago, 30-31 August 2017 Agenda  [English] [Spanish] Statement by Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) Statement by Laura Thompson, Deputy Director General of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Statement by Louise Arbour, […]

Fifteenth Coordination Meeting on International Migration, 16-17 February 2017

Fifteenth Coordination Meeting on International Migration, 16-17 February 2017

While international migration is a global phenomenon, migration has strong intra-regional dimensions, with most movements limited to the same region. Factors such as shared histories, linguistic and cultural similarities, un-even development between neighbouring countries, preferential legal migration options and ease of travel often lead to migrants moving to countries near their own.  It is important, […]

MESSAGES FROM LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN FOR THE SECOND HIGH LEVEL DIALOGUE ON INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION AND DEVELOPMENT Rapporteur’s report* *

Please click on the following links MESSAGES FROM LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN FOR THE SECOND HIGH LEVEL DIALOGUE ON INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION AND DEVELOPMENT Rapporteur’s report  (ENGLISH) MENSAJES DESDE AMÉRICA LATINA Y EL CARIBE PARA EL SEGUNDO DIÁLOGO DE ALTO NIVEL SOBRE LA MIGRACIÓN INTERNACIONAL Y EL DESARROLLO Informe de relatoría* (SPANISH)  

Regional Experts Meeting on International Migration and Development in Africa on 3-4 July 2013.

ECA, in collaboration with IOM, has organized a Regional Experts Meeting on International Migration and Development in Africa on 3-4 July 2013. International Labour Organisation, African Union Commission, Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) also attended the meeting. Please click to download Outcome Statement  of Regional Experts […]

Experts to hold Meeting on International Migration and Development in Africa

Experts to hold Meeting on International Migration and Development in Africa

Addis Ababa,  01 July  2013 (ECA) – In partnership with the International Organization for Migration and the African Union Commission, the Economic Commission for Africa will hold a regional experts meeting on international migration and development in Africa. The meeting will take place in the United Nations Conference Centre, Addis Ababa on 3-4 July, 2013. […]

Regional Consultation on International Migration and Development in the Arab Region 4 to 5 June, 2013 , Cairo

Regional Consultation on International Migration and Development in the Arab Region 4 to 5 June, 2013 , Cairo

In October 2013, the United Nations General Assembly will hold its second High-Level Dialogue on International Migration and Development, which will focus on the theme of “Identifying concrete measures to strengthen coherence and cooperation at all levels, with a view to enhancing the benefits of international migration for migrants and countries alike and its important […]

Asia-Pacific Governments commit to key regional priorities in international migration and development

Asia-Pacific Governments commit to key regional priorities in international migration and development

Under the theme of “International Migration in Asia-Pacific: Development beyond borders”, more than 100 senior officials and civil society representatives from 23 Asia-Pacific countries, assembled for the Asia-Pacific Regional Preparatory Meeting for the General Assembly High-level Dialogue on International Migration and Development 2013, held in Bangkok from 29 to 31 May 2013. The Meeting was […]