National Consultation of El Salvador regarding the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly, and Regular Migration
National Consultation of El Salvador regarding the Global Compact for Migration
September 7 and 8, 2017 - El Salvador
The Salvadoran Ministry of Foreign Affairs convened governmental officials from various institutions and directed this event, the objective of which was to define the country’s position regarding the different themes that are being addressed as part of the construction of the Global Compact for Migration. The IOM was in charge of the methodology and moderation of the event.
The event was inaugurated by the Vice-Minister for Salvadorans Abroad, Liduvina Magarín, and consisted of a training session that included an introduction to the GCM, and a series
of round table discussions aimed at dialoguing and reaching consensus regarding the definition of the concepts of safe, regular, orderly, and responsible migration (the central themes
of the GCM). The event agenda included six thematic working discussions, through which input was obtained from the participants for purposes of developing inter-institutional guidelines for defining El Salvador’s national position regarding the GCM. The discussion at each round table centered on sub-themes that represent priorities for El Salvador, in light of its migratory reality.