Side event
Migration and Development 28 Launch Event
When : Oct 13, 2017 Time : 12:30-02:00pm Venue : World Bank MC 4-800Location : Washinton DC

Event description:

In this session, distinguished speakers will share their experiences in dealing with current issues on migration and development, with a particular focus on return migration, a challenging issue globally following the increase in asylum seekers and undocumented migrants. The session will also serve as a launch event for the new Migration and Development Brief which reports global trends in migration and remittance flows, major policy developments, and the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) indicators for reducing remittance costs and recruitment costs.

Speakers

Chair
Michal Rutkowski
Michal Rutkowski
  • Senior Director and Head of Global Practice
  • Social Protection and Jobs
  • World Bank
Panelists
Alejandro Celorio
Alejandro Celorio
‎Head of Section
  • Hispanic and Migration Affairs
  • Embassy of Mexico to the United States
Laura Frigenti
Laura Frigenti
Director
  • Italian Agency for Development Cooperation
Ingrid-Gabriela Hoven
Ingrid-Gabriela Hoven
  • Director-General of the Department for Global issues
  • Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) Germany
Dilip Ratha
Dilip Ratha
  • Lead Economist
  • Head of the Global Knowledge Partnership on Migration and Development (KNOMAD)
  • World Bank
Y. Sudhir Kumar Shetty
Y. Sudhir Kumar Shetty
President
  • UAE Exchange
Ambassador William Lacy Swing
Ambassador William Lacy Swing
Director General
  • International Organization for Migration