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Dr David M. Malone. Migration at the UN: A complex matter

USS building

A global perspective on migration

Dr David M. Malone will be speaking about the challenges and opportunities the United Nations faces in the current context of negotiating inter-state agreements regarding migration. Dr Malone is Rector of the United Nations University and Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations.

He is also the 2017 chairman of the Global Migration Group (GMG), the international organization inter-agency grouping focusing on migration issues. The GMG acts as the lead for 21 international and regional organizations dealing with these issues, and while the difficulties are significant in the current global climate, the incoming UN Secretary-General is an advocate on these issues.

A diplomat and scholar, Dr Malone was previously the Canadian High Commissioner to India and concurrently ambassador to Bhutan and Nepal, president of Canada’s International Development Research Centre and  president of the International Peace Academy (now International Peace Institute) in New York.

He was previously Canada’s representative to the UN Economic and Social Council and ambassador to the United Nations. He is currently a senior fellow at New York University’s School of Law.

Monday 3 April
University Square Stratford, 1 Salway Road, Stratford E15 1NF

For further information, please visit or contact Sally Holt

This event is part of the ten year anniversary of the Centre on Human Rights in Conflict, and is co-sponsored by the University of East London’s Centre for
Migration, Refugees and Belonging

Monday, 3 April 2017