UN Migration Week: Global Civil Society Advocates for Migrant Rights Arrive in Marrakech to Defend Human Rights at a Critical Moment in Global Migration Governance

UN Migration Week: Global Civil Society Advocates for Migrant Rights Arrive in Marrakech to DefendHuman Rights at a Critical Moment in Global Migration Governance On the eve of the adoption of the Global Compact on Migration, over 80 migrant rights advocate members of the Global Coalition on Migration (GCM)from around the…

Migrant Rights are Human Rights

Migrant Rights are Human Rights #MigrantRightsHumanRights As governments convene to adopt the Global Compact on Safe, Regular, and Orderly Migration (GCM) in Marrakech –  a city historically defined and enriched by the movement of people and goods – the Global Coalition on Migration urges world leaders, human rights defenders, media,…

Interview with GCM International Coordinator, Monami Maulik

How can civil society organizations use the Global Compact for Migration? Earlier this year, Global Coalition on Migration International Coordinator, Monami Maulik, spoke with PICUM on the engagement of civil society organizations in the Global Compact for Migration process leading up to the negotiations that took place from March to July…

Watch Activists Speak to Member States at Final Day of Global Compact Negotiations

NEW YORK, July 13 – Last month, Global Coalition on Migration members joined Member State representatives and civil society allies in finalizing the eighteen-month process to develop the text for the Global Compact on Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, which began with the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants….

Joint Civil Society Statement at the Conclusion of Negotiations on the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly, and Regular Migration

NEW YORK, July 13 – Co-facilitators, we are grateful for you and your staff’s guidance and work over the past two years in producing the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly, and Regular Migration.  We appreciate your efforts to promote the voice and space for participation of civil society and migrant…