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Panel I - 1st Informal Thematic Session of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration
8 May 2017 -  Opening Segment
Welcoming remarks by the co-facilitators
• H.E. Mr. Juan José Gómez Camacho, Permanent Representative of Mexico to the United Nations
• H.E. Mr. Jürg Lauber, Permanent Representative of Switzerland to the United Nations
Remarks by Ms. Louise Arbour, Secretary-General of the intergovernmental conference

Panel 1.Human rights of all migrants
This panel will address issues related to the human rights of all migrants with a focuson practical implementation of international norms, as well as identifying and analysing specific challenges at all stages of migration,including the needs of migrants in vulnerable situations.
• Ms.Monami Maulik, Advocacy Coordinator,Global Coalition on Migration
• Mr. Benjamin Lewis, Advocacy Coordinator, International Detention Coalition
• Ms. Paola Cyment, Project Officer, Comisi?n de Apoyo a Refugiados y Migrantes (CAREF)
Moderator:H.E. Mr. Omar Hilale, Permanent Representative of the Kingdomof Morocco to the United Nations