United Nations Secretariat, New York
16 novembre 2009
Special presentation: Human Development Report 2009
Overcoming barriers: Human mobility and development.
Jeni Klugman, Director, Human Development Report Office, UNDP
Objectives of the meeting
The Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations is organizing the Eighth Coordination Meeting on International Migration. The Meeting is being held in response to General Assembly Resolution 58/208 of 13 February 2004, which requests the Secretary-General to continue convening meetings to coordinate international migration activities.
The Eighth Coordination Meeting on International Migration has the following three objectives: (a) to assess the impact of economic and financial crisis on international migration, (b) to review initiatives to strengthen the evidence base on international migration and development, and (c) to exchange information among United Nations entities and other relevant international organizations on current and planned activities in the area of international migration and development. The outcome of the meeting will contribute to the preparation of the report of the Secretary-General on international migration and development for the sixty-fifth session of the General Assembly.
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