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…

Civil Society 5-year Agenda Proposal for HLD

On 15 November 2012, over 70 organizations around the world endorsed a 5-point statement regarding civil society-related modalities of the 2013 UN High Level Dialogue on International Migration & Development (HLD.) Members of the GCM, along with GFMD Civil Society Days Coordinator (International Catholic Migration Commission – ICMC), and the…

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…