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Deputy Minister Koru meets with UNSG Special Representative for International Migration and Development, Sutherland

Deputy Minister Koru meets with UNSG Special Representative for International Migration and Development, Sutherland

On July 21, 2014, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Naci Koru received Sir Peter Sutherland, Special Representative of the UN Secretary General on International Migration and Development within the framework of Turkey’s Chairmanship of the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD).

During the meeting, activities to be carried out throughout Turkey’s GFMD Chairmanship, experiences concerning migration and development which Turkey will share, solution proposals on global migration as well as the GFMD Summit Meeting to be chaired by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Ahmet Davutoğlu and cooperation issues with the UN during Turkey’s GFMD Chairmanship were discussed.

Turkey is the Chair-in-Office of the GFMD as of 1 July 2014 from the Sweden, for a period of 18 months.