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Global migration summit: International media body calls for participation

Global migration summit: International media body calls for participation

Global migration summit: International media body calls for participation

The Journalists’ International Forum For Migration (JIFORM) has invited participants to its third global migration summit slated for Niagara Falls, Canada, from Nov.29 to Dec.6, 2021, a statement from the forum has said.

By Ibironke Ariyo

The Journalists’ International Forum For Migration (JIFORM) has invited participants to its third global migration summit slated for Niagara Falls, Canada, from Nov.29 to Dec.6, 2021, a statement from the forum has said.

The statement issued on Sunday, in Abuja, by the President, JIFORM, Mr Ajibola Abayomi, indicated that the summit, with the theme: ‘’ Exploring the benefits of migration to retool the global economy,’’ was open to various professionals and organisations.

Abayomi cited the categories of the participants to include media practitioners, heads of government, world leaders, international and local migration agencies, and immigration workers.

He added that captains of industry, government, private institutions and individuals working on migration matters across the globe are also invited.

Founded in 2018 with headquarters in Lagos, Nigeria, JIFORM comprises over 300 Journalists, covering migration matters across the globe and working in conjunction with  Canada-based ALTEC Global Incorporation and Lucy Damiani, of the Emerging Market Trade.

Meanwhile, prospective participants are to direct all inquiries to jiformalert@gmail.com, pending the unveiling of the official portal this month,  he said.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that JIFORM is also in partnership with the NEKOTECH Center of Excellence, Ghana, which organised the maiden African Migration Summit in Accra, from Feb. 25 and 26, 2021.

Similarly, JIFORM also staged the West African Media Migration Summit in Lome, Togo, between June 22 and 23, 2021.

In December 2019, JIFORM was part of the International Organisation for Migration’s World Migration Summit for the media, held in Tunisia.

The global media body had organised several trainings and workshops from which over 3,000 Journalists and others had benefitted across the globe. (NAN) (www.nannews.ng)

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