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Date posted: Saturday, 14 September 2019

The European Union is supporting the Ecuadorian Chairmanship of the 2019 Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) through the MIgration EU eXpertise (MIEUX) Initiative, implemented by the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD), in hosting a series of four regional roundtables ahead of the Quito Summit to be held in November 2019. The workshops respond to one of the priorities expressed by the Ecuadorian GFMD Chairmanship to engage regional stakeholders in meaningful dialogue ahead of the Quito Summit in November 2019.

This first workshop focused on the...Read more

Date posted: Wednesday, 14 August 2019
The 2019 GFMD Chair seeks to strengthen the dialogue between all stakeholders in the process, including a more systematic participation of the academia. With this objective, the Ecuadorian GFMD Chairmanship convened the First National Academic Workshop on Migration and Development on June 27th 2019 with around 50 representatives from the academia on a national level. Held at the Instituto de Altos Estudios Nacionales (IAEN), the workshop had the following objectives:

     1. to exchange perspectives on the substantive priorities of the...Read more

Date posted: Friday, 9 August 2019

The European Union is supporting the Ecuadorian Chairmanship of the 2019 Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) through the MIgration EU eXpertise (MIEUX) Initiative, implemented by the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD), in hosting the two-day regional workshop “Harnessing Migration for Rural Development”, on 14 and 15 August in Kingston, Jamaica. The second of a series of four regional workshops ahead of the Quito Summit in November will gather representatives from academia, national and local-...Read more

Date posted: Tuesday, 30 July 2019
New York – Under the Chairmanship of Ecuador, the GFMD once again proved its strong convening power by gathering over 100 representatives of governments, United Nations organizations, the civil society and local and regional authorities in a side event, “GFMD Perspective on Empowering People and Ensuring Inclusiveness and Equality” at the UN Plaza on 11 July. 
 
Held on the margins of the 2019 High-level Political Forum (...Read more
Date posted: Wednesday, 10 July 2019

On June 19th, as part of the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) national process, Ecuador´s chairmanship organized a workshop with representatives from civil society, including more than 20 different organizations in the country. The objective of this activity was to communicate how the civil society mechanism works and emphasize the importance of ensuring the participation of national organizations in the process. Also, this dialogue served the purpose of exchanging perspectives on the substantive priorities established by the Ecuadorian GFMD Chairmanship.

The...Read more