Second Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD)

WMC participated in the 2nd GFMD in Manila, Philippines, hosted by the Philippine Government. The theme of the event was “Protecting and Empowering Migrants for Development”.

The following issues were addressed during the roundtable discussions:

1) Migration, development and human rights,

2) Secure, legal migration can achieve stronger development impacts, and

3) Policy and instituional coherence and partnerships.