News

  • 16 March 2016: GMG at the UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment during the 60th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW). See statement.

  • 8-11 March 2016: GMG at 47th Session of the Statistical Commission. See statement.

  • 29 February-1 March 2016: GMG at the IOM 2016 International Dialogue on Migration (IDM): Follow-up and Review of Migration in the SDG. See statement.

  • 25-26 February 2016: GMG at the 14th Coordination Meeting on International Migration. See statement.

  • 1 January 2016: UN Women assumes the role of GMG Chair.

  • 14-16 October 2015 : GMG statement at the 8th Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) Summit, Istanbul Turkey.

  • 14 July 2015: GMG and OECD Development Centre side event on "Leveraging Migration, Remittances and Diaspora Contributions for Financing Sustainable Development" on the margins of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development in Addis Ababa. See invitation and concept note.

  • 1 July 2015: GMG statement at the GFMD side event on "Migration and Human Mobility in the Context of the Post-2015 Development Agenda" held on the margins of the ECOSOC High-level Political Forum (HLPF).

  • 3 June 2015: G20-GFMD-GMG Joint Event in İzmir, Turkey. See agenda and concept note.

  • 26-27 May 2015: International Conference organized by the GMG on "Harnessing Migration, Remittances and Diaspora Contributions for Financing Sustainable Development". See agenda and concept note. There was webcast coverage of the event on the UN Web TV at: http://webtv.un.org.

  • 29 April 2015: GMG at the GFMD Fourth Meeting of the Friends of the Forum. See statement.

  • 16 April 2015: GFMD-GMG-SRSG for International Migration Joint Side Event: “From Cairo to Addis: Migration, Labour Mobility and the Renewed Global Partnership for Sustainable Development” on the margins of the 48th Session of the Commission on Population and Development in New York. See concept note and summary.

  • 13 April 2015: GMG statement at the Forty-eighth session of the Commission on Population and Development in New York.

  • 12 February 2015: GMG at the 13th Coordination Meeting on International Migration. See statement.

  • 5 February 2015: GMG at the GFMD Thematic Meeting on Migration in the Post-2015 Development Agenda: Special session on "GMG Perspectives and Future work on Migration in Post-2015 Development". See statement.

  • 1 January 2015: The World Bank assumes the role of GMG Chair.

  • 18 December 2014: Launch of the full GMG publication on Migration and Youth: Opportunities and Challenges. See press release.

  • 24 November 2014: GMG Briefing to Governments on the Work, Priorities and Future Direction of the GMG. See save-the-date notice for more information and RSVP details.

  • 16-17 October 2014: GMG Technical Working Level Meeting in New York on Realizing Post-2015 Aspirations for Migrants and Migration. See concept note and registration details.

  • 22 September 2014: Turkey Launches GFMD Chairmanship in New York. See summary, GMG Chair remarks and photos.