The International Labor Organization (ILO) Migration for Employment Convention, regarding the rights of migrant workers, was adopted on July 1, 1949 and entered into force on January 22, 1952.
12:15 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Meeting
In advance of the Global Forum on Migration and Development in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, join Assistant Secretary of State Eric Schwartz for a discussion of U.S. policy on international migration and the foreign policy aspects of the domestic immigration debate.
Experts discuss how governments, the private sector, and civil society should address the profound political, economic, and social implications of international migration.
8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
This CFR-sponsored Independent Task Force finds that Africa is of growing strategic importance to the United States in addition to being an important humanitarian concern, and finds that critical humanitarian interests would be better served by a more comprehensive U.S. approach toward Africa.