Skills Mobility and Development: business perspectives on assessment and certification of skills
9-10 October 2019, Buenos Aires, Argentina Venue : Buenos Aires Stock Exchange
The Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) is a state-led, informal and non-binding process, which helps shape the global debate on migration and development. Since 2016, the GFMD invites the private sector to contribute to its deliberation through a channel named GFMD Business Mechanism. The International Organisation of Employers (IOE) coordinates the input of the private sector through the Business Advisory Group on Migration, which aims at strengthening the dialogue between businesses and governments on migration related topics.
The regional workshop for South America was held in Buenos Aires from the 9-10 October 2019. The workshop bought together representatives from businesses, governments and from regional and international agencies from Argentina, Chile, Ecuador, Paraguay, Uruguay and Venezuela. The purpose of workshop was twofold:
Watch this video to learn more about bringing business to the GFMD. The GFMD Business Mechanism was endorsed at the 2015 GFMD Summit in Istanbul as a platform for businesses to engage with Governments and other stakeholders on migration. We address issues of workforce mobility, skills and labour market needs matching, fair recruitment and decent work conditions, social welfare and public perception.