Minister of Home Affairs Naledi
Pandor will lead the South African Government delegation to the United Nations
to the UN High Level Dialogue on International Migration and Development.
The theme of this year’s dialogue is
identifying concrete measures to strengthen coherence and cooperation at all
levels, with a view to enhancing the benefits of international migration for
migrants and countries alike and its important links to development.
Departmental Spokesperson Ronnie
Mamoepa said they will focus on effects of international migration on
sustainable development and identifying relevant priorities in view of the
preparation on the post-2015 development framework.
Measures to ensure respect for and
protection of the human rights of all migrants, with particular reference to
women and children, as well as to prevent and combat the smuggling of migrants
and trafficking in persons and to ensure orderly, regular and safe migration.
Strengthening partnerships and
cooperation on international migration, mechanisms to effectively integrate
migration into development policies and promoting coherence at all levels.
International and regional labour
mobility and its impact on development.
Labels: Minister Pandor leads UN Dialogue on International Migration and Development