High level panel on the Sustainable Development Goals and the IOM Migration Governance Framework

Written by ADEPT

30 November 2015

Geneva, Thursday 26 November 2015


ADEPT Interim Executive Director Gibril Faal participated in an IOM High-Level Panel entitled “Sustainable Development Goals and the IOM Migration Governance Framework”, which was moderated by IOM Director General William L. Swing.

Speaker included: David Donoghue, Permanent Representative of Ireland to the United Nations and CoFacilitators of the intergovernmental negotiations on the post-20 15 development agenda; Paul Ladd, Director of the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development and Claire Melamed, Director, Growth, Poverty & Inequality Programme, Overseas Development Inst.

This was an extremely important moment to discuss migration in the context of the newly adopted SDGs, as well as policy approaches to migration as a means to addressing inequalities within and between countries.

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