Check out past and upcoming migration and development events. You can browse through the calendar or use the filter below to refine your selection:
8 May 2017 to 9 May 2017
Theme: Human rights of all migrants, social inclusion, cohesion and all forms of discrimination, including racism, xenophobia and intolerance.
15 May 2017 to 17 May 2017
Theme: Towards a Common African Position on the Global Compact on Migration
22 May 2017 to 23 May 2017
Theme: Addressing drivers of migration, including adverse effects of climate change, natural disasters and human-made crises, through protection and assistance, sustainable development, poverty eradication, conflict prevention and resolution.
Annual ECOSOC Forum on Financing for Development Follow-up, including a special high-level meeting with the Bretton Woods institutions, the World Trade Organization and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
22 May 2017 to 25 May 2017
The second FfD Forum will be convened by the President of ECOSOC from 22 to 25 May 2017 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.Building on the inaugural FfD Forum, which devoted particular attention to setting up the monitoring framework for the follow-up to the Addis Ababa Action Agenda (Addis Agenda), the 2017 Forum is expected to provide impetus for the implementation of FfD outcomes and the delivery of means of implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
22 May 2017 to 31 May 2017
The World Health Assembly is the decision-making body of WHO. It is attended by delegations from all WHO Member States and focuses on a specific health agenda prepared by the Executive Board. The main functions of the World Health Assembly are to determine the policies of the Organization, appoint the Director-General, supervise financial policies, and review and approve the proposed programme budget. The Health Assembly is held annually in Geneva, Switzerland.
24 May 2017
The question of the impact of climate change on human mobility has attracted considerable attention over the past years. It has been integrated in the preamble of the Paris Agreement (COP21) and will be discussed at the United Nations in May 2017 as part of the preliminary consultations for the elaboration of the Global compact.
6 June 2017 to 23 June 2017
*Panel on the human rights of unaccompanied migrant children and adolescents. *Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants will present his report on migration, to be followed by an interactive dialogue. *Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance will present his report on the main thematic issues covered by the mandate, as well as an overview of racism, racial discrimination and xenophobia in the context of counter-terrorism. To this end, the SR's mandate will organise an EGM in June 2017 to collect inputs on racism, racial discrimination and xenophobia in the context of counter-terrorism measures.
12 June 2017 to 13 June 2017
The Global Conference on Children on the Move will provide a space for diverse stakeholders – including representatives from governments, civil society, multilateral institutions and the private sector – to discuss and advocate for a strong global strategy on protecting the rights of children on the move and other children affected by migration. In particular, the conference will aim to:
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