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…

Regional Civil Society Consultations

Migrant Forum in Asia co-organized the first in a series of Regional Civil Society Consultations to raise the voices of migrant communities on the ground towards the Global Compact on Migration. The next regional consultations will be held in Beirut for the MENA region and Bamako for Africa. Stay updated…

Promoting Human Security/Addressing Drivers of Forced Migration

Here is GCM’s brief for the Second Thematic Consultation for the Global Compact on Migration, held May 22-23 2017 at the UN in New York.  Download the  PDF. Promoting Human Security & Supporting Mobility Options: Addressing Drivers of Forced Migration in the Global Compact and Other Complementary Processes and Frameworks…

Global Compact Update, May 21 2017

Global Compact Update, May 21, 2017 The Global Compact on Migration thematic consultations got underway on May 8-9 in Geneva with the consultation on the human rights of all migrants, social inclusion, cohesion and all forms of discrimination, including racism, xenophobia and intolerance.  Opportunities for civil society organizations to engage…

Key issues for the Global Compact

GCM’s key issues for the Global Compact to address May 2017 GCM GC Key issues (PDF) May 2017 Well governed migration must be more than merely “safe, orderly and regular”; it must also protect migrants’ human rights and guarantee access to justice when those rights are violated.  States have an…