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…

For Immediate Release: International migrant rights groups join New York climate march, urge durable solutions and human rights commitments in addressing climate crisis

Press Advisory, 21 September 2014 An international delegation of migrant rights advocates will join the massive People’s Climate March on September 21, 2014 and the People’s Climate Justice Summit on September 22-23, 2014 in New York City. The delegation will promote greater collaboration between the migrants’ rights and climate justice movements…

#ClimateAction is #MigrantRights – GCM Participation in the People’s Climate March & Climate Summit, NYC

Next week, the UN will convene a major Climate Summit, preceding the opening of the 69th Session of the UN General Assembly. In response to this UN climate initiative, a massive march — People’s Climate March — is being organized in New York City, calling government attention to the need for governments…