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(Day 1, Part 1) Preparatory (stocktaking) meeting of the Intergovernmental Conference to adopt a Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (4 December 2017)
4 Dec 2017 -  1) Welcome ceremony.
H.E. Mr. Jorge Aristóteles Sandoval Díaz, Governor of the State of Jalisco
Ms. Louise Arbour, Secretary-General of the Intergovernmental Conference to Adopt a Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration
H.E. Dr. Luis Videgaray Caso, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mexico
2) Opening session (Opening by the co-facilitators)
H.E. Mr. Juan José Gómez Camacho, Permanent Representative of Mexico to the United Nations in New York
H.E. Mr. Jürg Lauber, Permanent Representative of Switzerland to the United Nations in New York
3) Retrospection session - Looking back on Phase 1
Introduction and moderation:
H.E. Mr. Juan José Gómez Camacho, Permanent Representative of Mexico to the United Nations in New York
Panel I – Global, regional, sub-regional and national perspectives:
Ms. Louise Arbour, Secretary-General of the Intergovernmental Conference to Adopt a Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration
Mr. Hugo Beteta, Director of the ECLAC Subregional Headquarters in Mexico, representing all UN Regional Economic Commissions
H.E. Mr. William Lacy Swing, Director General of the International Organization for Migration (IOM)
H.E. Mr. Götz Schmidt-Bremme, Ambassador for the 2017-2018 GFMD CoChairmanship, and H.E. Mr. El Habib Nadir, Secretary General, Ministry Delegate to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in charge of Moroccans Living Abroad and Migration Affairs, Co-chairs Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD)
Interactive discussion:
All participants