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…

HRC Side Event: Ending Child Immigration Detention

On Thursday, 19 June from 14:00 to 16:00, a side event entitled “Ending Child Immigration Detention” will be hosted by Terre des Hommes (TdH), International Detention Coalition (IDC), Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants (PICUM), Save the Children, and the Global Campaign to End Immigration Detention of Children, sponsored by the…

UN High Level Dialogue on Migration & Development 2013: National Priorities, Tools for Collaboration, & Accountability

The UN General Assembly (68th session) held a High Level Dialogue on Migration & Development in New York from 3-4 October.  Member states issued a Declaration calling for respect of human rights and international labor standards. At the same time, 91 member states made speeches where they lifted up national…

International Women’s Day March

From GCM member, the Women & Global Migration Working Group (WGMWG)… ——————— Your organization is invited to join the call for a march on International Women’s Day, 8 March 2013, “For a Life Free from Violence Against Women and Girls“, addressing the theme of the 57th session of the Commission…