Migration and Development: A Decent Work Issue

This panel event parallel to the UN High Level Dialogue on Migration and Development will take place on 2 October 2013 from 10:00 am-1:00 pm in Conference Room 6, North Lawn Building, UNHQ, New York

The panel will bring together representatives of governments, social partners, UN organisations and civil
society organisations in order to contribute to the outcomes of the UN High Level Dialogue through:

  • Promoting decent work and a labour market perspective in the deliberations and outcome of the UN High Level Dialogue on Migration and Development.
  • Increased dialogue between governments, social partners, international institutions, such as the ILO, and civil society, on the rights-based normative framework in the global governance of labour migration; and
  • Promotion of good practices, solutions and ideas for government-trade union cooperation.