Thursday, 3 October 2013

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Plenary Meeting: Opening Session

Néstor Osorio, President, United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN/ECOSOC)

Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General

John W. Ashe, President of the 68th session of the General Assembly

Tobias Billström, Chair of the Global Forum of Migration and Development

Ian Goldin, Professor at Oxford University (written statement unavailable – see video)

Gibril Faal, Chair of the African Foundation for Development

Cathi Tactaquin, Civil Society Special Rapporteur, and Executive Director of the National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (written statement unavailable – see video)

Plenary Meeting: General Debate of HLD

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Roundtable 1

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  • 10.00 – 13.00
  • Roundtable 1: Assessing the effects of international migration on sustainable development and identifying relevant priorities in view of the preparation of the post- 2015 development framework
  • Round table paper
  • Summary paper
  • Co-chairs:
  • H.E. Mr. Heikki Holmås, Minister of International Development, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Norway)
  • H.E. Ms. Rita Claverie de Sciolli, Viceminister of Foreign Affairs (Guatemala)
  • Keynote address:
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  • Statements:

Roundtable 2

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  • 15.00 – 18.00
  • Roundtable 2: Measures to ensure respect for and protection of the human rights of all migrants, with particular reference to women and children, as well as to prevent and combat the smuggling of migrants and trafficking in persons and to ensure orderly, regular and safe migration
  • Round table paper
  • Summary paper
  • Co-chairs:
  • Panelists:
  • Statements:

Friday, 4 October 2013

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Plenary Meeting: General Debate of HLD (continued)

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Roundtable 3

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  • 10.00 – 13.00
  • Roundtable 3: Strengthening partnership and cooperation on international migration, mechanisms to effectively integrate migration into development policies and promoting coherence at all levels
  • Round table paper
  • Summary paper
  • Co-chairs:
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  • Statements:

Roundtable 4

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  • 15.00 – 17.45
  • Roundtable 4: International and regional labour mobility and its impact on development
  • Round table 4
  • Summary paper
  • Co-chairs:
  • H.E. Mr. Shahidul Haque, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Bangladesh)
  • H.E. Mr. Konstantin O. Romodanovskiy, Head of the Federal Migration Service (Russian Federation) (R)
  • Keynote address:
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  • Expert presentation:
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Plenary Meeting: Closing Session

Jan Eliasson, Deputy Secretary-General

John W. Ashe, President of the 68th session of the General Assembly (delivered by Mamadi Touré, Guinea)

 

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