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Global Compact for Migration
In 2018, Member States adopted The Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, the first-ever intergovernmentally negotiated UN agreement...
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Africa Migration Report
IOM and the African Union Commission launched the first Africa Migration Report in October 2020.
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COVID-19 and People on the move
UN Secretary-General Policy Brief on People on the move and COVID-19: "This crisis is an opportunity to reimagine human mobility"
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Terms of reference of the Network
Read more about the Network's mission statement, its objectives, working principles and structure.

 

 

 

 

United Nations Network on Migration

MISSION
STATEMENT

The United Nations system is committed to supporting the implementation, follow-up and review of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM).

To this end, the United Nations establishes a Network on Migration to ensure effective, timely and coordinated system-wide support to Member States. In carrying out its mandate, the Network will prioritize the rights and wellbeing of migrants and their communities of destination, origin, and transit. It will place emphasis on those issues where a common UN system approach would add value and from which results and impact can be readily gauged.

In all its actions the Network will respect the principles of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration and be guided, inter alia, by the United Nations Charter, international law, and the Agenda 2030 for sustainable development. Due regard, too, will be given to the importance of the Secretary-General’s prevention agenda.