Global Forum on Migration and Development “Protecting and Empowering Migrants for Development”
Government Meeting (28-29 October):
The Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) is a new initiative of the international community to address the migration and development interconnections in practical and action-oriented ways. It marks the culmination of more than a decade of international discussion on the growing importance of these linkages, and the progressive acknowledgement of the need to address the policy implications and responses in a multilateral framework.
Civil Society Days (27-28 October):
The Civil Society Days of the 2nd Global Forum on Migration and Development will take place on 27-28 October 2008 at the Philippine International Convention Center, Manila Philippines. Ayala Foundation, Inc will be organizing the Civil Society Days with support from the Philippine Organizing Committee, International Advisory Committee and the Experts Group.