Migration in a Globalized World (2003)

Statements from the Geneva Migration Group (GMG)

  • Mr. Juan Somavia, Director General, International Labour Office
  • Ruud Lubbers, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
  • Rubens Ricupero, Secretary General, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
  • Bertrand Ramcharan, Acting United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Migration in a Globalized World

  • Opening Presentation - IOM Administration

Presentation Handout

  • High-level Presentations and Discussion 
    • Jan O. Karlsson, Co-Chair of the Global Commission on International Migration
    • Ousmane Ngom, Ministre Conseiller à la Présidence de la République en charge des Relations Internationales du Sénégal
    • Milton Ray Guevara, Secretario de Estado de Trabajo, República Dominicana
    • Michel Dorais, Deputy Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Canada
Statement: EN | FR
  • Commentator
    • Nitin Desai, former Under Secretary General of the United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs

Regional and Thematic Updates: brief reports on selected developments

  • Labour Migration Ministerial Consultations for Countries of Origin in Asia
    • Patricia Santo Tomas, Secretary, Department of Labour and Employment, Philippines
  • Dialogue on Migration in the Western Mediterranean (“5 plus 5”)
    • Nouzha Chekrouni, Ministre déléguée auprès des Affaires Etrangères et de la Coopération chargée des Marocains résidant à l'étranger, Maroc
  • Italian National Association of Municipalities (ANCI)
    • Antonio Ragonesi, Chief, Department for Social Policies and Immigration, ANCI, Italy
  • The Berne Initiative
    • Jean Daniel Gerber, Director of the Federal Office for Refugees, Switzerland
  • Regional Conference on Public Health and Trafficking in Human Beings in Central, Eastern and Southeast Europe
    • Zsuzanna Jakab, Secretary of State, Ministry of Health, Social and Family Affairs, Hungary
  • Bali Ministerial Conference on People Smuggling, Trafficking in Persons and Related Transnational Crime
    • Makmur Widodo, Director General of Multilateral for Political, Social and Security Affairs, Department of Foreign Affairs, Indonesia
  • Economic Community of West African States
    • Yaya Sow, Head of Office, ECOWAS, Brussels
  • South American Conference on Migration
    • Luis Sica, Director for Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Uruguay
  • Puebla Process
    • Magdalena Carral Cuevas, Comisionada del Instituto Nacional de Migración, México