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CANADA:

Amb. David Karsgaard noted the call for an international conference on migration and development. Canada could support such a conference if it builds on the ICPD consensus and there is broad agreement in advance on its objectives and process. ECOSOC should provide system-wide coordination in implementing the Programme of Action. While all UN bodies and related organizations should review their programmes and strategies, there should be no shifts in responsibilities until after a comprehensive review of their mandates.