Treaty Body Members Platform: Fruitful Private Meeting and Reception with the Geneva Diplomatic Community

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24 April 2017

The Geneva Academy’s Treaty Body Members Platform connects experts of UN treaty bodies among themselves, as well as with Geneva-based practitioners, academics and diplomats to share expertise, exchange views on topical questions, and develop synergies.

Following a private meeting organized in this framework between the UN Committee on Migrant Workers (CMW) and representatives of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on 6 April 2017, the Geneva Academy invited participants to a reception with members of the Geneva diplomatic community.

This was the occasion to discuss areas of common concern relating to the promotion of the human rights of migrants, including with respect to the Global Compact on Migration, and exchange about the mutual support that the CMW and IOM can provide to each other now that IOM became member of the UN family.

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