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Towards Regional Governance on Migration and Forced Displacement: A Side Event of the Ninth Summit of the Americas
June 9, 2022

Virtual Event and Hotel Indigo, Los Angeles

Towards Regional Governance on Migration and Forced Displacement: A Side Event of the Ninth Summit of the Americas

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Clayton Alderman, Director for Regional Migration and Protection, U.S. National Security Council

Luis Almagro, Secretary General, Organization of American States (OAS)

Diego Beltrand, Special Envoy for the Regional Response to the Venezuela Situation, International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Álvaro Botero, Coordinator of the Unit of Refugees and Forced Displacement, Department of Social Inclusion, OAS

Kevin Cassidy, Director for United States and Canada, International Labor Organization (ILO)

Iván Duque, President of Colombia

María José Espinosa, Executive Director, Center for Democracy in the Americas

Betilde Muñoz-Pogossian, Director of the Department of Social Inclusion, OAS

Julieta Valls Noyes, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration, U.S. State Department

Eduardo Enrique Reina, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Honduras

Raul Ruiz, Congressman and Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus

Ariel G. Ruiz Soto, Policy Analyst, Migration Policy Institute (MPI)

José Samaniego, Regional Director for the Americas, UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Katie Taylor, Executive Director, Pan American Development Foundation

In the framework of the Summit of the Americas, this event seeks to bring together government representatives, international organizations, and civil society to discuss tools and concrete actions on regional migration governance, share best practices and lessons learned, and review the role of regional mechanisms to respond to migration and forced displacement.

The event is organized by the Department for Social Inclusion of the Organization of American States (OAS), the Pan American Development Foundation (PADF), the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the International Labor Organization (ILO), the Migration Policy Institute (MPI), the World Refugee and Migration Council, Open Society Foundations, and Emerson Collective.

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