Regional Consultations

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: (TBA) Location: (TBA)
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.