14th GFMD Summit

"From environmental concerns to cultural aspects of migration: adopting an inclusive approach to meet the challenges and increases the opportunities for human mobility"


23-25 January 2024        
Centre International de Conférence Genève – CICG


France, acting as the 2022-2023 Chair of the Global Forum on Migration and Development is set to host the 14th Summit of the GFMD in Geneva from 23 to 25 January 2024. This high-level event, marking the conclusion of the French Chairmanship of the GFMD, will be hosted at the Geneva International Conference Centre.

The Summit will revolve around the central theme of this chairmanship is "The impact of climate change on human mobility" articulated with a cross-cutting approach through the other thematic priorities.

  1. The impact of climate change on human mobility
  2. Rights and migration
  3. Diasporas
  4. Labour migration
  5. Culture, narratives and migration
  6. Multi-level governance of migration

The programme of the Summit, including roundtable discussions, thematic meetings and exhibitions, tech and innovation spaces, as well as cultural events, is available here: [English] [French] [Spanish]. Please note that the opening ceremony is scheduled for the morning of 23 January, followed by a ministerial segment.

For further details, kindly consult the Logistics Note, which contains practical information for participating delegations, available in three languages: [English] [French] [Spanish]

Registration for the 14th GFMD Summit will be coursed through the GFMD Secretariat ( To ensure smooth logistics, all delegations are requested to complete online registration until 15 December 2023.

The French GFMD Chair is eager to extend a warm welcome to the delegation representing your government or organization at the 14th GFMD Summit.

All GFMD Focal Points (Governments and Observers) can register to the Summit by logging-in with their pre-assigned GFMD credentials.

Invitations are required for non-focal point delegates who wish to attend the Summit Meeting. Please contact your respective institutional Focal Point(s) to request an invitation. If you are unsure about your Focal Point(s), please contact the GFMD Secretariat ( for assistance.