Brussels Launch of IOM Guide to Harness Migration’s Positive Contribution to Sustainable Development

Dec 03, 2018

Brussels – Today (30/11) IOM, the UN Migration Agency in cooperation with the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, held the Brussels launch of its new guide “Migration and the 2030 Agenda: A Guide for Practitioners” on implementing the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as they relate to migration.

The guide, published on 09 October 2018, is designed to help policymakers integrate migration into local and national development planning.

At the event, IOM speakers Patrice Quesada and Cecile Riallant, together with Simone Giger from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) spoke about the guide and presented their views on topics relating to the SDGs and integrating migration into development planning.