Global Forum for Migration and Development 2015

The Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) 2015 will be held at the Lütfi Kirdar – Istanbul Convention and Exhibition Centre between 12 and 16 October 2015 in Istanbul, Turkey.

The week will open with the GFMD Civil Society Days (CSD) on 12 and 13 October 2015. A shared session with governments, known as the Common Space, will be held on 14 October, and the GFMD Government Days will take place on 15-16 October.

The Turkish government officially took over the 2014-2015 Chairmanship in July 2014 and has published a 1st draft calendar of activities in the run up to next year’s event. Bangladesh was endorsed as the 2015-2016 GFMD Chair.

Additional information on GFMD 2015 is available here:

guidebook on legal emigration

Guidebook on legal immigration

Georgian glossary of migration