Welcome to the online portal for the 13th Summit of the Global Forum on Migration and Development. All Summit activities are accessible to registered delegates through this site.
The Summit will be held online under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, from the 18th to the 26th January 2021.
The UAE announced its candidacy as Chair in May 2019 and took over from Ecuador at the end of the Quito Summit in January 2020.
The 13th GFMD Summit is the culmination of a year-long process that has incorporated six Regional Consultations, three Friends of the Forum meetings, two Migration Labs, and involved over a thousand participants from government, business, civil society, local administrations, youth and international organisations.
The Summit will encompass a range of activities focused on diverse issues relating to migration and development. For the first time, the entirety of the Summit will be open to all GFMD stakeholders.