8th GFMD Forum Meeting

14 - 16 October 2015
Istanbul Lütfi Kırdar International Convention and Exhibition Center
Istanbul, Turkey

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2014-2015 Key Activities

 

07Sept 2015

Final Preparatory Meetings of the Turkish GFMD Chairmanship
Geneva, Switzerland

 

08Sept 2015

Thematic GFMD Meeting on Women Migrants...
Geneva, Switzerland

 

09Sept 2015

Final preparatory meetings of Government RT Teams
Geneva, Switzerland

 

12-16Oct 2015

8th GFMD Meeting
Istanbul, Turkey

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GFMD Chair-in-Office

H.E. Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu
H.E. Mr. Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Turkey
Chair, GFMD 2014-2015

Sweden GFMD 2013-2014

Amb. Eva Åkerman Börje

Chair, Sweden GFMD 2013-2014

Latest News

  • Date posted: Monday, 8 June 2015

    3 June 2015, Izmir, Turkey–A joint meeting of the G20, Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD), and the Global Migration Group (GMG) took place in Izmir on 3 June 2015, at the margins of the G-20 Development Working Group meeting. The joint event was hosted by the Government of Turkey, concurrent Chair of the G-20 and GFMD for 2015.

  • Date posted: Monday, 18 May 2015

    On 15-16 May 2015, the Turkish Chair of the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD), represented by Ambassador Mehmet Samsar, and the Government of Switzerland, represented by Ambassador Eduard Gnesa, co-hosted a GFMD Private Sector meeting in Istanbul, bringing together a select number of business decision makers from the ICT and Food, Beverage and hospitality sectors, relevant government policy makers, and other key stakeholders.

  • Date posted: Monday, 11 May 2015

    tm2 On 29 April 2015, the Turkish Chair of the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) together with the Governments of Mexico and Greece, co-convened the second GFMD Thematic Meeting on “The role of communications in promoting widespread recognition of the benefits of migration, improving public perceptions of migrants, combating discrimination, and promoting integration” in Geneva.

     

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