At the request of the Office of the President of the General Assembly, UN-NGLS, UN DESA, UN University, and the UN Global Compact, with the support of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), are facilitating the participation of the stakeholders listed above in the informal interactive multi-stakeholder hearings and the six informal thematic sessions of the preparatory process for a global compact on migration. Representatives of stakeholder organizations / entities could apply to serve on the Stakeholder Steering Committee for the prepartory process by 9 May 2017.
The members of the Stakeholder Steering Committee are:
Chodzie Celeste Ugochukwu - African Diaspora Council of Switzerland
Aaron Ceradoy - Asia Pacific Mission for Migrants
Yiombi Thona - Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN)
Bernice Bird - Bird Law Firm, P.A.
John Slocum - CIDOB - Barcelona Centre for International Affairs
Maria Pia Belloni Mignatti - Committee on Migration
Tomáš Jungwirth - Consortium of Migrants Assisting Organizations in the Czech Republic
Charles Nasrallah - Cross Regional Center for Refugees and Migrants (CCRM) & Insan Association
Leah Sullivan - Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women
Monami Maulik - Global Coalition on Migration
Berenice Valdez Rivera - IMUMI and COMPA
Emer Groarke - International Catholic Migration Commission
Ellen Percy Kraly - International Union for the Scientific Study of Population
Ben Homer - IPA | switxboard
Mamadou Goita - IRPAD and PANiDMR
Veronica Mwangi - Kenya National Commission on Human Rights
Prof. GebrewoldBelachew - Management Center Innsbruck
Ashley William Gois - Migrant Forum in Asia
Nadia Idries - PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Carlo Angeles - Somos el Presente
Diogo Andreola Serraglio - South American Network for Environmental Migrations
Julius Matovu - Uganda Gay On Move (UGOM)
Jeannette Money - University of California, Davis
Tammy Tabe - University of the South Pacific
Catherine Tactaquin - Women in Migration Network
Michael Boampong - Young People We Care (YPWC) & Migration Tech Lab (MiTLab)
A special accreditation application process was open through 17 April for organizations / institutions / entities NOT in consultative status with ECOSOC. More information about this process is available here.
Representatives of organizations / entities in consultative status with ECOSOC, or that were granted special accreditation to this UNGA preparatory process, may apply to attend the Thematic Sessions and multi-stakeholder hearings. More information is available here.
An informational note about the preparatory process is available here.
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