Lecture by Mr. Md. Shahidul Haque, Foreign Secretary Bangladesh

Organisation
International Institute of Social Studies
Start date

Monday, 19 Feb 2018, 16:00

End date

Monday, 19 Feb 2018, 17:30

Room
ISS Aula B
Location
International Institute of Social Studies
Md. Shahidul Haque, Foreign Secretary of Bangladesh

 

On 19 February, the Foreign Secretary of Bangladesh, Mr. Md. Shahidul Haque with give a guest lecture on improving international migration regimes.

Content

Bangladesh has played an important role in advancing the international migration & refugees agendas in recent years, to move beyond the deadlock in the previous generation.

It chaired the Global Forum for Migration and Development in 2016, and helped to prepare the 2016 New York Declaration, agreed in the UN General Assembly at the summit of national leaders. This has led to negotiations on Global Compacts on Migration and on Refugees, due to be finalized in 2018.

Secretary Haque worked earlier with the International Organization for Migration in many countries. He will talk about principles and processes in Improving International Migration Regimes.

Programme

16:00 - Welcome by Professor Wil Hout, Deputy Rector Research Affairs
16:05 - Introduction by Des Gasper, ISS professor of Human Development, Development Ethics and Public Policy
16.10 – Lecture by Mr. Md. Shahidul Haque, Foreign Secretary of Bangladesh
16.50 – Q&A
17.25 – Closing remarks
17.30 – Reception