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.
2014-2015 Key Activities
GFMD Side Event on Migration and Human Mobility in the Context of Post-2015
New York, United States
Ad hoc GFMD thematic meeting on the Mediterranean Crisis
Final Preparatory Meetings of the Turkish GFMD Chairmanship
8th GFMD Meeting
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Turkey
Chair, GFMD 2014-2015
Date posted: Monday, 8 June 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
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.