Statement of Civil Society on the Global Compact on Safe, Orderly, and Regular Migration (GCM) in advance of the Sixth and Final Round of Negotiations

NEW YORK, July 9 – Civil society, including migrant networks across regions, gathered on Sunday, July 8, 2018, to reflect on the GCM negotiations, and to look at the issues at stake and to envision the next phase of mobilization as you complete your negotiations this week. This statement is…

Labour Migration and the Global Compact: Ensuring Rights, Protections and a Decent Work

  During the fourth round of negotiations on the Global Compact on Migration, Global Coalition on Migration members across all regions raised targeted proposals on the inclusion of regular pathways into the Compact negotiations and text. Coalition members and civil society partners held a strategy workshop on prior to negotiations…

Strategy Workshop: Labour Migration and the Global Compact – May 13, 2018

The fourth round of negotiations on the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration was a critical moment to raise the inclusion of regular pathways into the Compact negotiations and text. This internal civil society workshops aimed to bring together migrant networks, trade unions and allies to discuss the…

Useful UN docs, statements & related resources on the human rights of migrants

Useful UN documents, statements and related resources on the protection of the human rights of migrants This is a list of mostly relatively recent, and relatively brief, pieces in some cases specifically produced in the context of the Compact.  The list does not include the core human rights instruments and…

Global Compact Update April 27 2017

Global Compact update, April 27, 2017 United Nations site http://refugeesmigrants.un.org now has updates on the Global Compact process. They are accepting applications until May 2 to Participate in the Stakeholder Steering Committee Attend the 8-9 May first Thematic Consultation in Geneva See http://refugeesmigrants.un.org/compact-partners for  information and instructions for both. The…