Media Advisory: Migrant rights groups welcome release of principles for human rights at international borders at 69th Session of the UN General Assembly

Media Advisory, 15 October 2014 Download the PDF version Representatives of the Global Coalition on Migration (GCM) will travel to New York to welcome the release of “Recommended Principles and Guidelines on Human Rights at International Borders” during the 69th Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) on October 22….

For Immediate Release: International migrant rights groups join New York climate march, urge durable solutions and human rights commitments in addressing climate crisis

Press Advisory, 21 September 2014 An international delegation of migrant rights advocates will join the massive People’s Climate March on September 21, 2014 and the People’s Climate Justice Summit on September 22-23, 2014 in New York City. The delegation will promote greater collaboration between the migrants’ rights and climate justice movements…

#ClimateAction is #MigrantRights – GCM Participation in the People’s Climate March & Climate Summit, NYC

Next week, the UN will convene a major Climate Summit, preceding the opening of the 69th Session of the UN General Assembly. In response to this UN climate initiative, a massive march — People’s Climate March — is being organized in New York City, calling government attention to the need for governments…

Undoing Borders: Intersections of Climate Justice & Migrants Rights Movements

At the Our Power Campaign, U.S. Convening in Richmond, California in August 2014, GCM Coordinator, Colin Rajah facilitated a critical discussion on the intersections between the climate justice and international migrants rights movements.  The attached presentation captures the underlying issues that bring these movements together, which framed the discussion on…

HRC Side Event: Human Rights at International Borders

On Friday, 20 June from 11:30 to 13:00, the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), the Government of the Philippines, and the Global Coalition on Migration (GCM) will co-organize a side event on Human Rights at International Borders. This side event will be held in Geneva, Switzerland, at Palais des…