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…

6th PGA (Geneva)

Members of the GCM today kicked off the 6th People’s Global Action on Migration, Development & Human Rights (PGA) in Geneva, Switzerland, with an evening briefing session of its largest delegations. Over 60 members of the EWG (European Working Group), MFA (Migrant Forum in Asia), MRI (Migrants Rights International), NALACC…

First GCM exploratory meetings (Geneva)

The first exploratory meetings of the Global Coalition on Migration (GCM) ended today in Geneva, Switzerland with an affirmation of all organizations present, to create a new global civil society coalition to collectively work on international migration policy and practice. The representing organizations agreed on: – naming the coalition Global…