United states of america gfmd fact Sheet



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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA GFMD Fact Sheet

Overview of Participation:


COUNTRY

BELGIUM 2007

PHILIPPINES 2008

GREECE 2009

MEXICO 2010

SWITZERLAND

2011

MAURITIUS 2012

SWEDEN 2014

TURKEY 2015

USA

X

X

X

X

X

X

X






Representatives in the annual meetings:


GFMD

Delegate

Position

Organization

BELGIUM 2007

Dana Francis

PRM Program Officer

Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration

US Mission to the EU, Brussels



PHILIPPINES 2008

Piehel Robert William

Second Secretary

US Mission in Manila

GREECE 2009

Suzanne Sheldon

Director

Population and International Migration, Department of State

David Digiovanna

Refugee and Migration Officer

US Mission, Geneva

Dimple Dhabalia

Overseas Adjudication Officer

US Citizenship and Immigration Center

MEXICO 2010

David Digiovanna

Refugee and Migration Officer

US Mission, Geneva

Eric Schwartz




US Dept of State

James Pritchett




US Dept of State

Karen Turner




ODP/OD

Nicole Otallah




US Embassy in Mexico

Peter Benda




US Dept of State

Rachel O’Hara




Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration

Suzanne Sheldon




US Dept of State

Yvon Resplandy




USAID

Brandon Prelogar




Dept of Homeland Security

Hunter Hammill




Dept of Homeland Security

SWITZERLAND 2011

David DiGiovanna

Deptuy Counselor, Refugee and Migration Affairs

Permanent Mission in Geneva

Suzanne Sheldon

Director, Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration

Office of Internaitonal Migration, Department of State

Brandon Prelogar

Chief, Office of Policy & Strategy

Dept of Homeland Security

MAURITIUS 2012

Catherine Wiesner

Deputy Assistant Secretary of State

Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM), Office of International Migration, Department of State

Suzanne Sheldon

Director

Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM), Office of International Migration, Department of State

Brandon Prelogar

Chief, International and Humanitarian Affairs

US Citizenship and Immigration Services, Office of Policy and Strategy, Dept of Homeland Security

Jessica Yutacom

Senior Program Office

Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM), Office of International Migration, Department of State

Hugo Jimenez

Political/Economic Officer

US Embassy in Mauritius

Troy Fitrell

Charge d’Affaires

Embassy of the United States in Port Louis

Richard Swart

Refugee and Migration Officer

US Mission in Geneva

Rebecca Rowles

International Relations Officer

Office of Trade and Labor Affairs, Dept of Labor

Yvon Resplandy

Senior Advisor for Diaspora and Remittances

USAID

SWEDEN 2014

Anne RICHARD

Assistant Secretary of State

Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration


Amit PANDYA

Chief of Staff to the Acting Deputy Under Secretary

U.S. Department of Labor


Suzanne SHELDON

Director, Office of International Migration

Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration

U.S. Department of State



Gayatri PATEL

Foreign Affairs Officer, Office of International Migration

Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration

U.S. Department of State



Molly GROOM

Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security

Office of Policy

U.S. Department of Homeland Security



David DIGIOVANNA

First Secretary

Humanitarian and Migration Affairs Division

U.S. Mission to the European Union, Brussels



Rick SWART

First Secretary

Refugee and Migration Affairs

U.S. Mission to Geneva



Veronica ZEITLIN

Counter-Trafficking and Gender Advisor

Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance

U.S. Agency for International Development



Jonathan WEADON

 

US Embassy in Stockholm

Kristy PLAN

 

US Embassy in Stockholm

Sanjula WEERASINGHE

United States Civil Society Participant




TURKEY 2015











Focal Points:


CAPITAL

Ms. Jessica Warden Yutacom

Senior Program Officer

Office of Population and International Migration
Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration
US Department of State
2021 C Street NW
Washington DC

Tel: 202 453 9388


Mobile: 703-585-9339
Email: YutacomJW@state.gov

CAPITAL

Ms. Suzanne Sheldon

Director

Office of International Migration
Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration
U.S. Department of State
2021 C Street NW
Washington DC

Tel: 202 453 9201


Email: SheldonSA@state.gov

CAPITAL

Ms. Gayatri A. Patel

Foreign Affairs Officer

Office of International Migration, Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration, U.S. Department of State
2025 E Street, NW, 8th Floor
Washington, DC 20006

Tel: 202 453 9213


Email: PatelGA@state.gov

GENEVA

Mr. Rick Swart

First Secretary / Refugee & Migration Officer

Permanent Mission of the USA to the UN in Geneva
Route de Pregny 11
1292 Chambésy

Tel: +41 22 479 4546


Fax: +41 22 749 4671
Email: swartre@state.gov

GENEVA

Ms. Melissa Horn Albuja

Refugee Program Specialist Refugee and Migration Affairs

Permanent Mission to the USA to the UN in Geneva
11, route de Pregny
1292 Chambesy

Tel: +41 22 749 4668


Fax: +41 22 749 4671
Mob: +41 79 632 4797
Email: HornAlbujaMD@state.gov

GENEVA

Ms. Michelle Prodromou




Permanent Mission of the USA to the UN in Geneva
Route de Pregny 11
1292 Chambésy

Email: BurdonMK@state.gov




Participation in the Round Tables (RT):
Belgium 2007
Philippines 2008
Greece 2009

  • Government Team member for RT 3.2 “Regional and Inter-regional Processes and Fora”


Mexico 2010

  • Government Team member for RT 1.1Partnerships for more regular and protected migration”

  • Government Team member for RT 3.3. “How Can Regional Consultative Processes (RCPs) and Inter-Regional Fora (IRF) Best Include the Migration and Development Nexus?”


Switzerland 2011

  • Government Team member for RT 2.1 “Addressing Irregular Migration Through Coherent Migration and Development Strategies”

  • Mr. David DiGiovanna, Deputy Counselor, Refugee and Migrants Affairs, Permanent Mission of the US to the UN in Geneva, served as General Rapporteur for RT 2 "Addressing Irregular Migration Through Coherent Migration and Development Strategies"


Mauritius 2012

  • Government Team member for RT 3.1 “Improving Public Perceptions of Migrants and Migration: Challenging Preconceptions and Shaping Perceptions”

  • RT 3.2 “Migrant Protection as Integral to Migration Management”

    • GT member

    • Co-chaired one of the breakout sessions, under the direction of Ms. Catherine Wiesner

  • Government Team member for RT 3.3 “Protecting Migrant Domestic Workers-Enhancing Their Development Potential”

  • Ms. Catherine Wiesner, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM), Department of State, served as General Rapporteur for RT 3 "Managing Migration and Perceptions of Migration for Development Outcomes"


Sweden 2014

  • Round Table 3, Session 3.1: Empowering migrants, their households and communities for improved protection of rights and social development outcomes- – Member of the Government Team


Participation in the Thematic Meetings (TM):
Mauritius 2012:

  • Factoring Migration into Development Planning- Participant

  • Mauritius High Level Forum- Participant


Sweden 2014:

  • The Role of Business in International Migration Engaging the private sector as partners for positive development outcomes- Participant

  • Operationalizing Mainstreaming of Migration in Development Policy and Integrating Migration in the Post-2015 UN Development Agenda- Participant



Financial contributions to the GFMD:
Mexico 2010: USD 50,000- Travel of delegates from developing countries

Switzerland 2011: USD 98,459- Support Unit and Travel of delegates from developing countries

Mauritius 2012: USD 140,000- Support Unit and Travel of delegates from developing countries

Sweden 2013- 2014: USD 160,000
Participation in the PFP (Platform for Partnerships):

  • United States-Mexico Border Health Commission

  • Leave Healthy, Return Healthy Program (Ventanilla de Salud)

  • Mexican Consular Registration Card (Matrícula Consular)

  • Temporary Protected Status Programme (TPS)

  • Scholarships from the Institute for Mexicans Abroad (IME - Becas Program)

  • Bi-national Migrant Education Program (PROBEM)

  • Community Plazas

  • OPT program - Optional Practical Training

  • The Development Corporation for Israel (Israel Bonds)

  • International Diaspora Engagement Alliance


Date completed: 07 November 2014






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