2018 Parliamentary Hearing at the United Nations

2018 Parliamentary Hearing at the United Nations
22 - 23 Feb 2018 - New York, United States of America

United Nations Headquarters (Trusteeship Council Chamber)

Full programme

 

Thursday, 22 February 2018

  • 09:45 - 10:15
    Opening session with Mr. Miroslav Lajčák, President, 72nd General Assembly, and Ms. Gabriela Cuevas Barron, President, IPU, followed by an video presentation

  • 10:15 - 11:15
    Migration today: main facts, agreed principles, and gaps

  • 11:15 - 13:00
    National policies and local responses: best practices and the need for coordination

  • 13:00 - 14:30
    Lunch break

  • 14:30 - 16:00
    Addressing large movements: domestic initiatives and international cooperation

  • 16:00 - 17:30
    Social cohesion and integration of migrants

  • 17:45 - 19:30
    Reception
Friday, 23 February 2018

  • 10:00 - 11:30
    Realizing the human rights of all migrants: a whole-of-government approach

  • 11:30 - 13:00
    From irregular to regular status: common principles and best practices

  • 13:00 - 14:30
    Lunch

  • 14:30 - 16:00
    The political and social participation of migrants in decision-making

  • 16:00 - 17:15
    The Global Compact for Migration (GCM) and follow-up : the role of parliaments

  • 17:15 - 17:30
    Closing session