09/12/2015: Conference on Migration and the Global Development Agenda, EU Presidency of Luxembourg and the World Bank
The EU Presidency of Luxembourg and the World Bank cordially invite you to a conference on Migration and the Global Development Agenda to take place from 9:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 in Washington D.C.
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 present various perspectives from a global, national, municipal, business and civil society level.
The conference will be divided into five sessions which will look at:
1:Migration and development Nexus
2:Contributions of migrants to origin and destination countries
3:Maximizing the benefits of labor migration
4:Roundtable on experiences of integrating economic migrants and refugees
5: Leveraging remittances and diaspora resources for financing development
World Bank, 1818 H Street N.W. Washington D.C., Room MC13-121.
Live online streaming will be available for those unable to attend in person at the following links:
http://wbmsvctms.worldbank.org/tcs/stream1/ : internal streaming for World Bank country offices and iPhone and iPad.
http://wbmsvctms/tcs/stream1/multicast.html : streaming for World Bank headquarters.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ntJuiWaXO9s: for external colleagues
How to register:
Registration is obligatory. World Bank colleagues can RSVP and add to their calendar using the following links:
External participants are kindly asked to RSVP and request a visitor pass by firstname.lastname@example.org.