The International Organization for Migration (IOM) together with partners ICTSD and Fundancion Foro del Sur will host on December 14, 2017 in Buenos Aires a
The Forum will discuss the active role of international trade in achieving safe and regular migration between representatives from government, private sector, civil society and other relevant actors. The event also seeks to strengthen networks in the South America region and beyond. It will consist of five plenary sessions, as well as two parallel and one special session, dealing with innovation and technology, regional economic integration and policy coherence on migration and trade, among other topics.
The invited GLO – representative of the Global Labor Organization will be Martin Kahanec. GLO-Fellow Kahanec is Professor and Acting Head of the School of Public Policy at the Central European University (CEU) in Budapest. He will speak at the Forum about
“Labor Mobility in Europe: Challenges and Opportunities for Trade”.
Also speaking is GLO-Fellow Sonia Plaza of the World Bank on:
“Regional integration and labor mobility: Specific linkages with trade policy”