DG Speeches

Avenir Suisse Summit: Creating transnational conditions for return and reintegration

On the 22 January 2021, Michael Spindelegger delivered a speech at the Avenir Suisse fifth Annual Think Tank Summit about the topic “Creating transnational conditions for return and reintegration”. Download his speech here.

3rd International Border Management Conference

On 23 November 2020, ICMPD Director General Michael Spindelegger delivered the opening speech at the 3rd International Border Management. Download his speech here.

“The future of International Migration beyond the Covid-19 pandemic” Keynote, Global Relations Forum

On 12 October, ICMPD Director General Michael Spindelegger delivered a keynote speech at the Global Relations Forum Istanbul. Download his keynote here

“New Pact on Migration and Asylum” - Keynote, German Ambassador’s residence, Sofia

On 6 October, 2020 ICMPD Director General Michael Spindelegger delivered a keynote speech at the German Embassy in Sofia, Bulgaria. Download his speech here.

The future of AU-EU partnership on migration and mobility in light of the COVID-19 pandemic

On 9 July 2020, ICMPD Director General Michael Spindelegger delivered the opening speech at the high-level public webinar "Future of the AU-EU Partnership on Migration and Mobility in light of the COVID-19 Pandemic". Download his speech here.

Global Refugee Forum

On the 17th December 2019, Michael Spindelegger delivered a speech at the Global Refugee Forum. Download his speech here.