Civil Society Days GFMD 2016

Civil Society Days GFMD 2016

The Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) 2016 was held in Bangladesh from 8 to 12 December.

Working closely with the Civil Society International Steering Committee (ISC), the GFMD Civil Society Coordinating Office of ICMC’s MADE has organized the Civil Society Days of the GFMD, and also the GFMD Common Space, together with Bangladesh, the government 2016 GFMD Chair. The Civil Society Days have taken place in Dhaka 8- 9 December, and Common Space on the 10th.



Listen to the delivery of the Civil Society Report given by 2016 Chair Colin Rajah, at the Government Days Opening Ceremony of the GFMD (at 0:33:30).

Watch the Opening Ceremony and Closing Ceremony of the 2016 GFMD Civil Society Days. 

See also the Opening of Common Space of this year's GFMD, with 2015 civil society Chair for the GFMD Ignacio Packer making an intervention.

View the official Photo Album of the GFMD Civil Society Days and Common Space


Important documents

​Reports from Working Sessions

Reports from Special Sessions

Reports from Special Rapporteurs

Action Papers of Working Sessions for 2016 Civil Society Days

  • Theme 1: Doing Protection of Migrant Workers, Action Paper for Sessions 1.1 and 1.2 - English | French |Spanish
  • Theme 2: Doing protection of migrants on the move], Action Paper for Session 2.1 and 2.1 - English | French | Spanish
  • Theme 3: Doing inclusive development
    • Action Paper for Session 3.1: Creating welcoming societies and ensuring the social inclusion of diaspora and migrants - English | French | Spanish
    • Action Paper for Session 3.2: Migrant and diaspora action for job creation, social entrepreneurship and public policy - English | French | Spanish
  • Theme 4: Doing global governance better
    • Action Paper for Session 4.1: Multilateral cooperation and governance of migration and development: institutions and legal frameworks - English | French | Spanish
    • Action Paper for Session 4.2: Implementing and monitoring migration-related aspects of the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, including the role of the GFMD - English | French | Spanish

Child Rights Bridging Papers (2nd edition)