Cross-regional collaboration between Africa and Arab regions to accelerate the GCM implementation
Since the Regional Reviews were divided in the five United Nations regions and did not comprise of cross-regional components on potential collaboration across regions to accelerate the GCM implementation, The side event will address the common priorities in Africa and Arab regions and discuss cross-regional collaboration to support Member States and stakeholders to accelerate the implementation of GCM. The event will focus, in particular GCM objective 16, on empowering migrants to realize full inclusion and social cohesion as one of the key common priority-GCM objectives across the two regions. The objective of this side event is to propose concrete ideas to enhance cross-regional collaboration between the two regions. Expected outcomes of the event will be commitment from each participating agency on how to strengthen cross-regional collaboration in their respective areas of work and what support can be offered to Member States and stakeholders to accelerate the GCM implementation ahead of the next regional review.