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International conference on migration and the global development agenda - December 9, 2015

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The EU Presidency of Luxembourg and the World Bank are organizing a “Conference on Migration and the Global Development Agenda”. The World Bank Group President, Mr. Jim Yong Kim, will give the opening remarks. This high-level event will be held at the World Bank Headquarters in Washington D.C. on December 9, 2015 (9:00 AM – 6:30 PM). You are invited to participate in this conference and join researchers, government representatives, non-governmental representatives, private sector representatives, local governments, and international organizations and other colleagues in the discussions. Please find attached a concept note with a draft agenda.
As the first event after the finalization of the SDGs, this conference will bring together major stakeholders on migration and development to highlight the latest thinking on how to maximize the benefits and minimize the risks associated with migration for host, origin and transit countries as well as for the migrants and their families. Speakers will be invited to present various perspectives from a global, national, municipal, business and civil society. 

Venue: World Bank, Washington D.C. (Conference room MC 13-121)
Wednesday, December 9, 9:00 – 6:30 PM   Livestreaming:
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Link to the Concept Note and Agenda


Dilip Ratha

Lead Economist and Economic Adviser to the Vice President of Operations, Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency, World Bank

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