Turkey GFMD 2014-2015

Report of Proceedings

Programme

Roundtables Background Papers in English, French, and Spanish

  • Roundtable 1.1 [ EN | ES | FR ]
    Partnerships to promote inclusion and protect the human rights of all migrants in order to achieve the full benefits of migration
  • Roundtable 1.2 [ EN | ESFR ]
    Reducing the human and financial costs of international migration, particularly labour migration: Cooperative approaches to fair recruitment practices and lower remittance fees
  • Roundtable 2.1 [ EN | ES FR ]
    Mainstreaming migration into planning at the sectoral level
  • Roundtable 2.2 [ EN | ES FR ]
    Migration in the context of the 2030 Development Agenda – Implementing a diverse and cross-cutting issue through follow-up and review
  • Roundtable 3.1 [ EN | ES FR ]
    International cooperation and responsibility sharing to enhance human development and human security for people forcibly displaced across international borders
  • Roundtable 3.2 [ EN | ES | FR ]
    Private sector-Government Partnerships to support migrant/diaspora entrepreneurship and job creation, with a focus on small and medium-sized enterprises​ 

Speeches - Day 1 - Opening Ceremony 

Speeches - Day 2 - October 15

Speeches - Day 3 - October 16

Speeches - Closing Session

Common Space

Platform for Partnerships (PfP) Special Session

Side Events


28 April 2015

 

4th Meeting of the GFMD Friends of the Forum

15.00 to 18.00 hrs, Salle II, (R3 Level), ILO Building, Geneva

4th Meeting of the GFMD Steering Group

10.00 to 12.30 hrs, Salle XI (R2 Level), ILO Building, Geneva

04 February 2015

3rd Meeting of the GFMD Friends of the Forum

15.00 to 18.00 hrs, Salle V, (R3 Level), ILO Building, Geneva

3rd Meeting of the GFMD Steering Group

10.00 to 13.00 hrs, Salle XI (R2 Level), ILO Building, Geneva

24 November 2014

2nd Meeting of the GFMD Friends of the Forum

15.00 to 18.00 hrs, Salle II (R3 Level), ILO Building, Geneva

2nd Meeting of the GFMD Steering Group

10.00 to 13.00 hrs, Salle XI (R2 Level), ILO Building, Geneva

22 October 2014

1st Meeting of the GFMD Friends of the Forum

9.30 to 12.30 hrs, Salle V (R3 Level), ILO Building, Geneva

GFMD 2014-2015 Pledging Meeting

14.30 to 16.30 hrs, Salle V (R3 Level), ILO Building, Geneva

21 October 2014

1st Meeting of the GFMD Steering Group

14.30 to 18.00 hrs, Salle III (R3 Level), ILO Building, Geneva

8 September 2015

Thematic Meeting 3 - Recognizing the contributions of women migrants to economic and social development in countries of origin and destination and addressing their specific needs, particularly concerning respect for their human rights.
09.00 to 17.30 hrs La Salle II (R3 Level), ILO Building, Geneva

29 April 2015

Thematic Meeting 2 - The role of communications in promoting widespread recognition of the benefits of migration, improving public perceptions of migrants, combating discrimination, and promoting integration
09.00 to 17.30 hrs La Salle II (R3 Level), ILO Building, Geneva

Presentations:

Speeches / Statements:

Videos:

Contributions:

05 February 2015

Thematic Meeting 1 - Migration in the Post-2015 UN Development Agenda
10.00 to 17.30 hrs La Salle V (R3 Level), ILO Building, Geneva

Contributions:

Presentations:

Ad hoc GFMD Thematic Meeting
The Mediterranean Crisis in a Global Context: A New Look at Migration & Development Approaches
15 July 2015, Brussels

Contributions:

GFMD Side Event on the margins of the High-level Political Forum
Migration and Human Mobility in the Context of the Post-2015 Development Agenda: Perspectives from the Global Forum on Migration and Development
1 July 2015, New York

Speeches / Statements:

GFMD-GMG Side Event with the G-20 Development Working Group Meeting
3 June 2015, İzmir, Turkey

Contributions:

GFMD Business Meeting
Are businesses fit to compete in the global competition for skills? Strengthening public-private dialogue to rethink labor migration policies and international skills mobility in the framework of the GFMD
15-16 May 2015, Istanbul

Contributions from different organizations:

GFMD-GMG Side Event - From Cairo to Addis: Migration, labour mobility and the renewed global partnership for sustainable development
16 April 2015, New York

GFMD Turkish Chairmanship Event on the margins of the UNGA 69th Regular Session
22 September 2014, New York


GFMD-GMG Side Event on Fair Migration and the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda
9 July 2014, New York

The Return on Investment on Migration: What is in it for Businesses?  
(A study conducted by The Hague Process for the Turkish GFMD Chair, 2015)
9 July 2014, New York