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…

What is the Global Compact on Migration? Updated 27 April

GCM Global Compact FAQs April 27 (PDF) UN Global Compact on Safe, Regular and Orderly Migration FAQs UPDATED 27 April, 2017 What is the Global Compact on Safe, Regular and Orderly Migration? The September 19 Summit and the New York Declaration On September 19, 2016, the United Nations General Assembly…

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…