By Ariyo Ibironke
The Journalists International Forum For Migration (JIFORM) on Friday unveiled registration portal for its third global migration summit scheduled for Niagara Falls, Canada.
This is contained in a statement Mr Ajibola Abayomi, President of JIFORM comprising over 300 Journalists covering migration across the continents, in Abuja.
He directed interested applicants to log into www.jiformalert.org to register for the event coming up between Nov. 29 and Dec. 6.
Abayomi said that speakers for the conference included former President of Malawi, Dr Joyce Banda; former Canada Secretary of state and minister of Citizenship and Immigration, Gerry Weiner and Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State.
Prof. Patrick Lumumba from Kenya, the Global Director, Disapora Innovation Institute, City University, New York City, USA Prof. Byron Price and African Union Labour Migration Advisory Committee, Dr Princess Kabuki Ocansey from Ghana.
Others are Chairman Nigeria’s House of Representatives Committee on Disapora Matters, Hon Tolulope Akande-Sadipe; Williams Goiz, Regional Director, Malaysia Migration Forum; and Ms Johanna Mac from Eric Broost Institute, Dortmund University, Germany.
Some of the participating agencies are International Organization for Migration (IOM), Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration and Asian- Pacific Institute of Broadcasting Development (AIBD) Malaysia and others.
The 2021 migration summit’s theme to be x-rayed by Prof Price tagged Exploring The Benefits Of Migration Post COVID-19 Era To Retool Global is being powered by the JIFORM in partnership with the ALTEC Global Inc, Toronto, Canada.
Other facilitators are Home for the Needy, Edo State, Nigeria, Global Cynergies LLC Toronto, Canada and the Diaspora Innovation Institute, Federal University of Technology, Akure Ondo State, Nigeria.(NAN)