Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of the Republic of Moldova

06/15/2017 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 06/16/2017 06:29

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration, Mrs. Daniela Morari, had a meeting with the new Special Representative of United Nations Secretary-General for[...]

On June 15-16, 2017, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration, Daniela Morari, participated at the Global Forum on Remittances, Investment and Development 2017, in New York, U.S. On the occasion of the event, the official had a bilateral meeting with the new Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for International Migration, Louise Arbor.

During the meeting the interlocutors discussed the progress and initiatives undertaken by the Republic of Moldova in the field of migration, mobility and development, as well as the active participation of the country in the activities of the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD). The United Nations official welcomed the country's comprehensive and pragmatic developments and approach in the field of migration under the European Union - Republic of Moldova Mobility Partnership, as well as the national efforts made in order to mainstream the impact of migration into the development of the country.

Officials expressed their common willingness to strengthen cooperation on migration and development, including Moldova's participation to the dialogue towards the Global Compact for Migration and the implementation of the UN Agenda 2030.

Note: Within the GFMD 2017 edition, the Republic of Moldova co-chairs the Roundtable Tools and Safeguards for Policy Coherence - Finding the right policy mix to balance different interests and objectives, is member of governmental teams in other 4 Roundtables and speaker in the Platform for Partnerships. Also, the Republic of Moldova is a member of the ad hoc working group for the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN Agenda 2030 related to migration.