GFMD 2017-2018 Co-Chairmanship

GFMD 2017-2018 Co-Chairmanship

"Towards a Global Social Contract on Migration and Development”
Tenth GFMD Summit
28 to 30 June 2017, Berlin

Germany and Morocco have assumed the co-chairmanship of the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) from 1 January 2017 until 31 December 2018.

During this two-year period, the focus will be on the contribution of the GFMD to the United Nations’ Global Compact on Migration. The Compact is intended to constitute a strong signal of the international community for an enhanced global migration policy, to be adopted by the community of states in 2018.

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GFMD and the UNITED NATIONS

GFMD and the SRSG

Mr. Peter Sutherland

Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for International Migration

Report of the SRSG on Migration

GFMD & GCM

GFMD & GCM

 
  • As a member of Troika of the GFMD, Bangladesh will play its part in ensuring that the GFMD is used as a platform for pushing the boundaries of what is possible and generating consensus around ambitious outcomes for the GCM.

    Ambassador Ahsan, GFMD 2016 Chair
    02/02/2017
  • It has been a meeting that has allowed us to listen as Co-Chairs of GFMD, this new role that we have, to prepare the contribution of GFMD to GCM.

    El Habib Nadir, Co-Chair Morocco
    02/02/2017
  • The ad hoc Working Group on SDGs and GCM maintain an open dialogue with other member states in order to formulate GFMD recommendations and ensure an inclusive and transparent process.

    Brazil
    02/02/2017
  • Thanks to the trust built by the GFMD, we now have a UN compact.

    Sweden
    02/02/2017
  • We hope that participating members will seize this opportunity, notably here in Geneva, to translate GFMD outcomes into global compact commitments, as you did for the 2013 HLD and the New York Declarations.

    Francois Fouinat, Senior Advisor to the UN SRSG Peter Sutherland
    02/02/2017
  • GFMD could synthesize its wealth of knowledge in a coherent way for submission to the stock-taking exercise in order to substantiate discussions. This work could be led by the ad hoc WG on 2030 Agenda and GCM.

    Pietro Mona, Co-facilitator Switzerland
    02/02/2017
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