DG Speeches

Ministerial Conference of the Central Asia Border Security Initiative (CABSI): Lessons Learned and the Way Forward

The Director General of ICMPD, Mr Peter Widermann, delivered a speech at the Ministerial Conference of the Central Asia Border Security Initiative (CABSI): Lessons Learned and the Way Forward at the Hofburg in Vienna, Austria, on 1617 April 2012. In his speech, Mr Widermann spoke about ICMPD's experience in Central Asia in carrying out successful initiatives, such as the Border Management in Central Asia Programme (BOMCA) and the various activities of the Budapest Process, the Prague Process and the Migration EU eXpertise (MIEUX) Programme that focus on the region.

The full text of the speech delivered by Mr Widermann can be accessed here.

 

Prague Process Senior Officials´ Meeting

The Director General of ICMPD, Mr Peter Widermann, delivered a statement at the Prague Process Senior Officials´ Meeting in Warsaw, Poland, on 23 April 2012. In his statement, Mr Widermann spoke about the success of the 'Building Migration Partnerships initiative' and the implementation of the priorities in the Prague Process Action Plan.

The full text of the speech delivered by Mr Widermann can be accessed here.

 

3rd Euro-African Ministerial Conference on Migration and Development

The Director General of ICMPD, Mr Peter Widermann, delivered a statement at the 3rd Euro-African Ministerial Conference on Migration and Development in Dakar, Senegal, on 23 November 2011. The conference, hosted by Senegal, brought together members of the ministries dealing with migration and development issues in Central and Western African countries, the Maghreb and Europe, in addition to other representatives of partner states and institutions in the Rabat Process.

The full text of the speech delivered by Mr Widermann can be accessed in English and in French. Download (EN) Download (FR)

 

17th Meeting of the Budapest Process Senior Officials

The Director General of ICMPD, Mr Peter Widermann, delivered an opening statement at the 17th Senior Officials Meeting of the Budapest Process in Ankara, Turkey on 17 November 2011. In his statement, Mr Widermann focused on the work the Budapest Process has carried out during the past year, especially with the Silk Route countries.

The full text of the speech delivered by Mr Widermann can be accessed here.