Launch event of the report, “Promoting Alternatives to Immigration Detention in the Asia Pacific Region”
The Side event aims to solidify the importance and necessity of community-based work with the best practices of The Turkish Red Crescent. The contribution of voluntary work to the services provided and the facilitating effect of voluntary services in the works will be mentioned.
From pledges to practices: ‘Actioning’ and sustaining gender-responsiveness before, during and beyond migration crises
This side event, co-sponsored by the governments of Canada, Ecuador, Germany, Mexico, and the Philippines, in partnership with the Women in Migration Network and the Gender + Migration Hub, brings together stakeholders around the goal of building capacity for the operationalization and
The Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration(GCM) rests on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the international human rights instruments.
The proposed side-event will support the discussions of the International Migration Review Forum by providing an original, sub-regional perspective on how to advance the implementation of the Global Compact with a particular focus on the GCM’s guiding principle of child-sensitivity.
There are over 280 million international migrants, in which 35.5 million are children; many in irregular and precarious situations, often without full enjoyment of the right to health or access to healthcare. These inequities have been accentuated further during the pandemic.
The main objective of the event is to identify the common gaps and challenges for strengthened and enabled integration of returnee women migrant workers especially those who return with incomplete labor migration and are compelled to go through illegal channel of migration.
This side meeting will provide a space for States and other stakeholders to exchange experiences on working to end child immigration detention, and to hear from others working on this issue, including an advocate with lived experience of immigration detention, a presentation by the International
By Migrants, For Migrants: Advocating for migrants’ meaningful participation in IMRF and the GCM processes
The Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM) contains a promise of participatory processes expressed in its emphasis on a people-centred, human rights based and whole-of-society approach to migration policy4 .
Strengthening RCP Contributions to and Cooperation on Objective 23 of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration
Migration Governance Indicators (MGI) and pertaining methodological materials on migration data collection and analysis
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