Interview on the #GFMD in Sweden: “Limited civil society participation a huge missed opportunity for governments”

The GFMD, Migration, Development and Human Rights

Credit Enrico Para Camera dei Deputati It is less than a month until the 7 th Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) will take place in Stockholm, Sweden. As reported on this blog, Amnesty International (AI) and the Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women (GAATW) have initiated a joint civil society letter to the Swedish Chair of GFMD, asking to increase the interaction between governments and civil society. I asked Francesca Pizzutelli, Researcher and Advisor in the AI Refugees and Migrants’ Rights Team about the motivation for the letter, the responses so far and the structural deficits of the current institutional framework for governing international migration.

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