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The Coordinator

The Network Coordinator is IOM. The Director General of IOM or his/her designee serves in this capacity. The Network Coordinator has primary responsibility for:

  • Fostering collaboration and consensus among Network members in all aspects of its functioning and work, and ensuring effective collaboration with existing coordination mechanisms and stakeholders;
  • Working with Network members to identify priorities and opportunities for action by the Network, focusing on the added value of coordinated work;
  • Convening and ensuring the smooth functioning of the Network, including the capacity building mechanism;
  • Facilitating regular interaction between the Principals of the Executive Committee.
  • Briefing the UN system, Member States and other stakeholders on the activities of the Network;
  • Proactively identifying funding opportunities for Network operations, with the support of the Executive Committee;
  • Maintaining an effective Secretariat in support of the Network.

Key Correspondence

The Coordinator's Briefings in 2023

Coordinator's Briefing - 14 March

The Coordinator's Briefings in 2022

Coordinator's Briefing - 15 September 2022

The Coordinator's Briefings in 2021

The Coordinator's Briefing - 19 October 2021

The Coordinator's Briefing - 24 June 2021

Excellencies, distinguished guests, colleagues, It is my pleasure to meet with you today to provide an update of the work of the United Nations Network on Migration. We will use this briefing today to inform you of the new Network workplan for the 2021-2022 period, leading up to the first International Migration Review Forum of the Global Compact...

The Coordinator's Briefing - 18 March 2021

Member State Interventions

The Coordinator's Briefings in 2020

Briefing to Member States, Geneva 12 December 2019


GFMD Summit 2021, Geneva 26 January 2021

HLPF 2021