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Gregory A. Maniatis

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Gregory A. Maniatis

Gregory A. Maniatis was a Senior European Policy Fellow at MPI, where he oversaw European programs. In 2007, he led MPI's advisory work for the European Union presidencies of Germany and Portugal; in previous years, he oversaw MPI's work with the EU presidencies of Greece and the Netherlands.

Prior to his positions at MPI and the United Nations, where he was advisor to Peter Sutherland, the UN Special Representative for Migration, Mr. Maniatis was Founder and Publisher of Odyssey magazine, an English-language bimonthly that is the leading international magazine about Greece and Greeks around the world, with over 60,000 readers in 35 countries.

He is also a writer and producer whose reportage and commentary have been featured in the International Herald Tribune, The Wall Street Journal, New York magazine, The Washington Monthly, PBS Television, and other media outlets.

Mr. Maniatis is a graduate of Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, and a recipient of a certificate from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques in Paris. He is a Member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

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September 2007
By Demetrios G. Papademetriou and Gregory A. Maniatis
October 26, 2016

One month ago, world leaders gathered at the United Nations for a summit to discuss movements of refugees and migrants, however the absence of concrete commitments in the resulting New York Declaration disappointed many observers and the slow progress on multilateral cooperation around migration has particular salience for the European Union, since the arrival of more than 1 million asylum seekers to Europe in 2015. This panel brings officials together from a range of institutions mandated to consider the future of cooperation, whether bilaterally, regionally, or at the global level, and asks: What is possible, what is desirable, and what is likely?

September 30, 2016

MPI experts discuss outcomes from the UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants, the Leaders Summit on Refugees, and related private-sector meetings and how these efforts may gain momentum to change international responses to the complex threats refugees and migrants face.

September 16, 2016

This discussion focuses on how governments and actors in the Mediterranean region can work together to expand durable solutions for refugees and coordinate efforts to build welcoming communities for newcomers.

April 30, 2014
A discussion focused the 2014 Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD): its agenda, the policy areas that seem ripe for action, and what impact the discussions will have on the post-2015 development agenda.
September 18, 2013
The Chair of the Global Forum on Migration and Development, along with the Special Advisor to the UN Special Representative for International Migration discuss what is expected from The UN High-Level Dialogue on Migration and Development in October 2013 and what impact it may have on the Global Forum on Migration and Development.

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