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5th World Social Forum on Migrations (Deadline for Registration: 15 November 2012)

Event Date: 
November 26, 2012 (All day) - November 30, 2012 (All day)

Found on AWID: http://www.awid.org/Library/5th-WSFM

The World Social Forum on Migrations (WFSM) is one of the thematic processes of the World Social Forum (WSF). The WSFM, in particular, provides a space for democratic debate, reflection, sharing of ideas and experiences, cultural exchange, socialization, networking, enhancing solidarity, consensus-building, discussion of plans and strategies, and popularization of positions, agendas and actions on migration and mobility-related issues. Registration is now open.

“Migration and mobility” includes but are not limited to: labor migration; refugees, asylum-seekers and internally displaced people; trafficking and smuggling of people; internal and cross-border migration; families and communities of migrants; the economic, political, social, cultural and gender dimensions of migration and mobility; rights, principles and standards of protection for migrants and their families; the linkages between migration and human rights, development, economy and finance, food and jobs, environment, governance, citizenship, etc.; strategies, responses and advocacies on these issues; and the stakeholders, actors, agencies, and groups involved.

The 5th WSFM will be prepared, organized and hosted by the Philippine Working Group on WSFM (PWG), under the guidance of the International Committee of the WSFM (IC).

When you register, please be reminded of the following:

  • A nominal registration fee is required to ensure your participation to the WSFM. The fees will be paid on-site in Manila, Philippines. For information on registration fees please see: http://www.wsfm2012.org/participation/costs
  • Ensure that the required fields are completed to avoid further delays
  • Those who are interested to join the field visits, please do not forget to signify your interest by completing the appropriate fields. The deadline for registration for the field visits is on 20 October 2012. For more information on the field visits please see: http://www.wsfm2012.org/program/fieldvisit
  • For complete details and to register, please visit the link below.

Location:
Miriam College
Quezon City, Manila
Philippines

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