The Modalities Resolution requests regional economic commissions (RECs) and their sub-regional bodies, in collaboration with relevant UN entities and with IOM in particular, to host discussions on the global compact on migration between Member States and other relevant stakeholders in order to provide input to the preparatory and stocktaking processes of the global compact.
*Dates for RECs are as follows:
|Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)|
|Date: 30-31 August, 2017||Location: Santiago, Chile|
|Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) with the League of Arab States|
|Date: 26-27 September, 2017||Location: Beirut, Lebanon|
|Economic and Social Commission for Africa (ECA) comprising experts from all sub-regions|
|Date: 27-28 September 2017||Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia|
|Economic Commission for Europe (ECE)|
|Date: 6 November, 2017||Location: Geneva, Switzerland|
|Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)|
|Date: 6-8 November, 2017||Location: Bangkok, Thailand|
*please note that dates are subject to change, and will be updated regularly. All dates can be found in the work plan of the Secretary-General of the intergovernmental conference.