The first ever agreement on a common approach to international Migration in all its dimensions!
Click here to read the text of the Global Compact for Migration in your language of choice.
A one-page introduction to the Global Compact for Migration, available in English, Spanish, and French, including essential features of the purpose, development process, significance, political commitments, and implementation plan.
The Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration is an intergovernmentally negotiated agreement, prepared under the auspices of the United Nations, to cover all dimensions of international migration in a holistic and comprehensive manner. It presents a significant opportunity to improve the governance on migration, to address the challenges associated with today’s migration, and to strengthen the contribution of migrants and migration to sustainable development. The process to develop this Global Compact for Migration started in April 2017. The intergovernmental conference to adopting the Global Compact for Safe Orderly and Regular Migration is taking place Marrakech, Morocco on December 11 and 12.
- IOM Website in three languages
- Website NGO Committee on Migration
- Global Compact on Migration and Development
- Congregational Position Papers in three languages – one specially devoted to Migration
Good Shepherd over the years have attended the Global Forum on Migration and Development which is also taking place in Marrakesh, Morocco, December 5 – 7. Cecilie Kern is attending this on behalf of us all. Donatus Lili from Kenya NGO Regional Designate will join her for the intergovernmental Conference on the 11th and 12th December.
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Share with us in the comments box your dreams and actions towards safe, orderly and regular Migration. What do you consider most important? Which one of the 25 objectives is your objective?
Wishing Cecilie and Donatus all the very best for the Global Compact conference.