Annual Consultations 2013

IOM-CSO Annual Consultation
Migrants and Development
12 September 2013
IOM Headquarters, Geneva

Final Agenda

09:00 – 09:30 Registrations 
09:30 – 09:45 Introductory Remarks : William Lacy Swing, Director General, IOM
09:45 – 11:20 SESSION I : HLD and the Integration of Migration into the post-2015 Development Agenda
09:45 - 10:00
  • IOM perspective: Jill Helke, IOM 
10:00 - 10:20
  • CSO perspective: William Gois, Migrant Forum in Asia 
10:20 - 11:20
  • Discussion
  Moderator : John Bingham, International Catholic Migration Commission 
11:20 –11:45 Coffee Break
11:45 – 13:00 SESSION II : Migrants’ Rights
11:45 - 12:05
  • IOM perspective : Kristina Touzenis, IOM
12:05 - 12:15
  • CSO perspective : Massimo Frigo, International Commission of Jurists 
12:15 - 13:00
  • Discussion 
  Moderator : Melanie Teff, Refugees International
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch (1st floor Conference Room in main building)
14:00 – 16:00 SESSION III : Migrants and Crises 
14:00 - 14:10
  • IOM perspective : Peter Van der Auweraert, IOM 
14:10 - 15:00 
  • CSO perspective : Michael Gallagher, Jesuit Refugee Service   
    • Najla Chahda, Caritas Lebanon Migrants Centre
    • Ingrid MacDonald, Norwegian Refugee Council    
    • Emmanuel Tronc, Médecins Sans Frontières
15:00 - 16:00
  • Discussion 
  Moderator : Melissa Pitotti, International Council of Voluntary Agencies 
16:00 – 16:30 Coffee Break
16:30 – 16:45
 
Summary of Discussions and Way Forward  
 
Rapporteur : Jerome Elie, Executive Director, Programme for the Study of Global Migration, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
16:45 - 17:00 Concluding Remarks : William Lacy Swing,  Director General, IOM
17:00 – 18:00 Reception (1st floor Conference Room in main building)