Tag Archives: Peter Sutherland

UN High Level Dialogue on Migration will take place 3-4 October 2013


We have a date: The second UN High Level Dialogue on Migration and Development (UN HLD). will be taking place in New York City on 3-4 October 2013. This will be the main global event addressing the issue of migration this year – … Continue reading

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Opening of the World Social Forum – another world is possible!


“I am not nostalgic for the times when we were distracted by what was happening at the parallel or at the anti-Forum”, Peter Sutherland remarked at the GFMD in Mauritius last week. Well, unlike the UN Special Representative  for Migration I … Continue reading

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Civil Society in the GFMD – a case of pragmatism or patronizing?


Civil Society has to be “pragmatic”, should be lauded for its “signs of maturity to focus on action and not on rhetorics” and work “with governments and not against them”: Statements like These have been part and parcel of the GFMD … Continue reading

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Let’s come together – joint PGA and GFMD events


Colin Rajah, organizers of this year’s People’s Global Action (PGA) called it a landmark moment:For the first time, there are joint events that bring together PGA and GFMD delegates. It started with a cultural evening yesterday with performances you can … Continue reading

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