Event type
Side event

International Migration Review Forum 2022 Side Events

Event description

KNOMAD and The World Bank hosted/supported a series of side events at the International Migration Review Forum 2022. The events are listed below.

  • Tuesday, May 17, from 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM EDT: Transit Migration -Impact and policy implications for development
    Organizers: UNDP, OECD, KNOMAD/World Bank
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  • Tuesday, May 17, from 1:15 PM – 2:45 PM EDT: Enhancing the contributions of migrants in the post-COVID 19 era
    Organizers: IFAD, UNDESA, KNOMAD/World Bank
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  • Thursday, May 19, from 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM EDT: Tracking recruitment costs: scaling up efforts to measure SDG 10.7.1 to monitor SDG and GCM progress
    Organizers: ILO, KNOMAD/World Bank
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  • Friday, May 20, from 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM EDT: Fostering Effective Global Partnerships for Addressing Migration
    Organizer: KNOMAD/World Bank
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Panel for "Enhancing the contributions of migrants in the post-COVID 19 era" - May 17

  • Jyotsna Puri, Associate Vice-President, Strategy and Knowledge Department, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
  • Central Bank of Kenya
  • Leon Isaacs, Chief Executive Officer, Developing Markets Associates Global (DMAG)
  • Gibril Faal, visiting professor in practice, Firoz Lalji Institute for Africa (FLIA), London School of Economics (LSE), co-founder of GK Partners and RemitAid

Panel for "Transit migration: impact and policy implications for development" - May 17

  • Ms. Gloria Portillo, Deputy Mayor of Esquipulas, Guatemala
  • Mr. Nouffou Ouédraogo, President of the Organization ARSI-World (Burkina Faso).
  • Ms. Rocío González Higuera, Head of the Migration Policy Unit, Registry and Identity of Persons of the Ministry of the Interior (Mexico)
  • Moderator: Alessandra Casazza, Manager of the UNDP Regional Resilience Hub in Nairobi

Panel for "Tracking recruitment costs: scaling up efforts to measure SDG 10.7.1 to monitor SDG and GCM progress" - May 19

  • Mr Anthony Oduro-Denkyirah, Labour Economist/Statistician, Ghana Statistical Service
  • Representative of the Government of Guatemala
  • Representative of the Government of Mexico
  • Mr Luong Thanh Quang, Deputy Director General of the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • Mr Mamadou Diallo,Deputy General Secretary, International Trade Union Confederation- ITUC
  • Mr. Gregorius Chen, Employers’ Association of Indonesian
  • Mr William Gois: Migrant Forum in Asia

Panel for "Fostering Effective Global Partnerships for Addressing Migration" - May 20

  • Moderator: Dilip Ratha, Head of KNOMAD
  • Data (Objective 1): Reiner Münz and Marie McAuliffe
  • Migrant rights (Objective 4 and Objective 16): Francois Crepeau
  • Labor migration (Objective 5, Objective 6 and Objective 18): Ibrahim Awad and Michelle Leighton
  • Diaspora resources (Objective 19 and 20): Sonia Plaza
  • Forced displacement: Alexander Betts
  • Return migration (Objective 21): Rosilyne Borland
  • Climate-driven migration (Objective 2): Alexander Aleinikoff
  • Transit migration (Objective 7, Objective 8 and Objective 11): David Khoudour and Jason Gagnon
  • Rural-Urban migration: Robert E.B. Lucas