United Nations Summit on Refugees and Migrants: As Governments Converge in Historic Moment, the Global Coalition on Migration Urges Stronger Commitments to Protect the Human Rights of Migrants

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 19, 2016 Contact: Monami Maulik at +1 (347) 385-9113 Click to download PDF version NEW YORK — As world leaders gather to address the mass movements of migrants and refugees, migrant and civil society organizations from around the world will address their concerns that the Summit…

GCM Endorses Action Committee Response & Scorecard for 9/19 Summit

In preparation for the upcoming UN High Level Summit on Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants, the civil society Action Committee—made up of migrants’ rights and refugee rights CSOs—has released a response and scorecard for the UN High Level Summit’s New York Declaration. The response outlines 7 actions that states…

Statement: GCM Reflections on the September 19 Outcome Documents

GCM Reflections on the September 19 Outcome Documents: Most of the work is yet to be done, and States need to act now. August 2016 Download the PDF here On August 2, after several weeks of intense negotiations, the Member States of the United Nations adopted a Political Declaration and…

Statement: End Child Detention

Don’t Lower the Bar on Children’s Rights: End the Detention of Migrant Children! August 2016 Download PDF version here On September 19, UN Member States are coming together for a High Level Summit to collectively address large movements of migrants and refugees. But instead of rising to meet the challenge,…