5-point Civil Society Statement to HLD

On 15 November 2012, over 70 civil society organizations submitted to the UN Secretariat, the member states of the UN General Assembly’s 2nd Committee, and other New York-based UN missions, a proposal of 5 points for civil society contribution to the 2012 UN High Level Dialogue on Migration & Development….

GCM Letter to the GFMD (September 2012)

On 22 September 2012, the GCM submitted a letter to the governments who are part of the GFMD. This letter was prompted by the very limited funds available for civil society participation in this year’s GFMD Civil Society Days, and strongly encouraged the governments to show their support for civil…

2012 WSFM (Manila)

The GCM will reconvene in Manila, Philippines in conjunction with the 2012 World Social Forum on Migration (WSFM). Hosted by MFA (Migrant Forum in Asia), the WSFM runs from 26-30 November 2012, and promises to have the largest international civil society mobilization around migration ever! GCM members will be organizing…

GCM Strategic Planning Meeting Part 1 (Accra)

The GCM today concluded part 1 of its year-long strategic planning exercise. The meeting was held in Accra, Ghana, in conjunction with the inaugural African Civil Society Forum on Migration, Development & Human Rights, which is being organized by GCM member, the Pan African Network in Defense of Migrants Rights…

GCM meeting and launch (Geneva)

3 December 2011 will go down as an important and historic day in GCM history. After a long and comprehensive evaluation of the 2011 GFMD (Global Forum on Migration & Development), CSD (Civil Society Days) and PGA (People’s Global Action on Migration, Development & Human Rights), the GCM members turned…