A truck carries the belongings of South Sudanese returnees in the Udhaba/Apada area. Between Dec. 1, 2010 and Jan. 13, 2011, the area saw  the return of 10,000 South Sudanese, with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) registering approximately 50,000 returnees state-wide over the same period.

A truck carries the belongings of South Sudanese returnees in the Udhaba/Apada area. Between Dec. 1, 2010 and Jan. 13, 2011, the area saw the return of 10,000 South Sudanese, with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) registering approximately 50,000 returnees state-wide over the same period.

A key event at the 70th session of the General Assembly of the United Nations is the Sustainable Development Summit. One of the sustainable development goals goals focuses on facilitating safe, responsible migration – which some say is an important and under-appreciated tool in the fight against poverty. We explore why supporting safe, smart migration may be the key to global development.

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  • Charles Kenny Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development; Author, "The Upside of Down: Why the Rise of the Rest is Good for the West" and "Getting Better: Why Global Development Is Succeeding--And How We Can Improve the World Even More" (Basic)
  • Kathleen Newland Senior Fellow and Co-Founder, Migration Policy Institute
  • Shawna Bader-Blau Executive Director, Solidarity Center

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