Strategy Workshop: Labour Migration and the Global Compact – May 13, 2018

The fourth round of negotiations on the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration was a critical moment to raise the inclusion of regular pathways into the Compact negotiations and text. This internal civil society workshops aimed to bring together migrant networks, trade unions and allies to discuss the…

Look what GCM member @AlianzaAmericas is doing on US tax day

Look at what GCM’s member @AlianzaAmericas is showing us about how much Latino immigrants are contributing in state and federal taxes in the US ($86 billion, yes billion; $11.7 billion by undocumented Latino immigrants) and at where Americans’ tax money is going.  Inspiring Americans to demand that taxes go to…

Statement to Human Rights Council March 10

  34th regular session of the Human Rights Council 10 March 2017   Enhanced interactive dialogue on the human rights of migrants in the context of large movements Comments by Monami Maulik International Coordinator, Global Coalition on Migration   Excellencies and colleagues, particularly migrant organizers and civil society friends.  …

GCM Statement on Governance for Dhaka

Peoples’ Global Action on Migration, Development & Human Rights Background Paper for Strategy Sessions 1A and 2A  Global Migration Governance   Moderators:                         Monami Maulik, Global Coalition on Migration Discussion starters:          Jille Belasario, Transnational Migrant Platform Michele LeVoy, Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants Rapporteur:                          Evalyn Tennant, Global…

Will a Global Compact on Migration Lead to Lasting Change?

GCM Blog Post on OSF Voices Blog By now, the images are familiar: dozens—sometimes hundreds—of people crowded into unseaworthy boats, refugee camps the size of small cities, a child’s dead body washed up on the shore. The very presence of these migrants at the borders of powerful states forces governments to…