Global Forum on Migration and Development, GFMD

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GFMD Forum Meeting 14-16 May - Closing session

Sweden is chairing the intergovernmental Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD). Sweden's chairmanship concludes with a Forum Meeting in Stockholm 14-16 of May 2014, with approximately 800 participants from around 150 countries. See the closing session of the three day meeting.

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GFMD Conference Day 2- Delegates talks about migration and development

In this film a number of delegates highlights some questions regarding migration and development during Day 2 of the conference.

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Delegates at the GFMD conference talks about migration and development

In this film a number of delegates highlights some questions regarding migration and development.

Forum meeting is opened

The Forum meeting in Stockholm is now opened after speeches by Minister for Migration and Asylum Policy Tobias Billström, Minister for International Development Cooperation Hillevi Engström, H.R.H. Crown Princess Victoria, Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

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Sweden was chairing the intergovernmental Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD)


Sweden takes an active part in the GFMD process and was acting as Chair in 2013-2014. Sweden prepared priorities, work programmes and thematic content, and hosted meetings in Geneva, Stockholm and other parts of the world during 18 months. Sweden's chairmanship concluded with a GFMD-meeting in Stockholm in 2014, with approximately 1 000 participants from around 150 countries. The Swedish chairmanship of the GFMD also coincided with the UN General Assembly High-level Dialogue on International Migration and Development in 2013.