“GFMD light” scheduled for December 1-2 2011 in Geneva

June 2, 2011

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Besides ten regional events announced so far for 2011, there are also plans for an “extended Friends of the Forum” meeting at the end of the year that will replace the large-scale meetings of the previous GFMD. The date is tentatively scheduled for December 1-2 in Geneva. Less information is known so far about the […]

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To be continued – Sweden will host GFMD meeting in 2014

March 31, 2011

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There have been uncertainties about the future of the GFMD process – but it seems as if the Forum is here to stay, even beyond the next UN High-Level Dialogue on Migration in 2013. Sweden is part of the Troika that is involved in organizing the Swiss GFMD this year and will take over hosting […]

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New GFMD Platform for Partnerships is online

March 18, 2011

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Just a short note to let you know that the relaunched Platform for Partnerships (PfP) has gone online. Obviously, it is not packed with information as of yet, but one can get an impression of what to expect in the future. While registration is limited to representatives of governments and international organisations

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Looking forward, looking back: Some offical GFMD-related documents

March 10, 2011

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Two documents have been made available that sum up the Mexican GFMD and provide an outlook on the Swiss one  Also, the little-known Platform for Partnerships receives an overhaul. First,  you can find the report of the proceedings for the Mexican GFMD here: http://www.gfmd.org/en/gfmd-documents-library/doc_download/616-report-of-the-proceedings-english.html Second, the Swiss government has published the final version of its […]

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The Global Forum decentralized – news on the GFMD 2011 in Switzerland (and elsewhere…)

February 23, 2011

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There has been intense speculation on the future of the GFMD. Now, the first Draft Concept Paper by the Swiss Chair shines some light on the format of the Forum in 2011 (and maybe the following year as well). The Chair wants to promote “the organization of a series of smaller thematic meetings (workshops, seminars, […]

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The end of the GFMD as we know it? Some – vague – info on the Switzerland meeting

December 18, 2010

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  The end of the GFMD as we know it? Some #vague# info on the Switzerland meeting.  

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GFMD(s) 2011 in Switzerland

December 18, 2010

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This page will deal with the GFMD in Switzerland in 2011. Please come back next year for more information! Until then check out  http://gfmd2010.wordpress.com/

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