The Panel Discussion
In accordance with General Assembly resolution A/67/219, the General Assembly will hold a second High-level Dialogue on International Migration and Development on 3 and 4 October 2013. In order to prepare for this high-level meeting and as invited by the same resolution, the President of the General Assembly has organized a panel discussion with a focus on the overall theme of the High-level Dialogue. The panel discussion was organized with the assistance of the Secretariat and with support from interested Member States, the United Nations system, and other stakeholders. It is complementary to the other preparatory initiatives relating to the High-level Dialogue.
The panel discussion took place in Conference Room 3 (CB) in the United Nations Headquarters in New York on Tuesday, 25 June 2013. The timing of the panel discussion allows Member States, civil society, the Secretariat and other stakeholders to take into account the results in preparing for the 2013 High-level Dialogue.
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The panel discussion was open to Member States to the United Nations, observer States and observers having received a standing invitation to participate as observers in the work of the General Assembly as well as representatives of intergovernmental organizations. Representatives of non-governmental organizations were also able to participate.
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