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Integrating Migration into the Post-2015 United Nations Development Agenda

Event
September 18, 2014

Bangkok, Thailand

Integrating Migration into the Post-2015 United Nations Development Agenda

Cambodia/Christine Zenino
Speakers: 

Andrew Bruce, Regional Director, IOM Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

Yuko Hamada, Senior Regional Labor Migration/Migration and Development Specialist, IOM Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

Anisuzzaman Chowdhury, Director, Statistics Division, United Nations ESCAP

Francisco Dionisio Fernandes, Charge d'Affaires, Embassy of Timor Leste

H.E. Christine Schraner Burgener, Ambassador of Switzerland to Thailand

Moderator: 

Rabab Fatima, Regional Coordinator and Advisor for South and Southwest Asia & Regional Adviser for Climate Change and Migration, IOM Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

By September 2015, the Member States of the United Nations will have negotiated a set of sustainable development goals (SDGs) and subsidiary targets and indicators. Though migration was not included as a Millennium Development Goal, the impact of migration on development through employment, migrant remittances, and skill circulation has been widely recognized. There is a growing debate for the integration of appropriate migration-related targets and indicators in the post-2015 development agenda. Integrating Migration into the Post-2015 United Nations Development Agenda, the tenth Issue in Brief in a joint-MPI-IOM publication series offering insight on migration issues affecting the Asia-Pacific region, looks at the role of migration as a driver for development and explores how to integrate migration-related targets and indicators into the post-2015 development agenda.

The event location in Bangkok, Thailand, the Rajanakarn Building is a short walk from the Chong Nongsi BTS station and is right beside the Ascott Sathorn building and Empire Tower. For more information, please click here.

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