This side event will highlight and discuss the role of children and youth in the implementation of the Global Compact for Migration, and the importance of consulting, collaborating, empowering and engaging them as change agents in ways that enhances their ability to participate in innovation and
This interactive virtual event seeks to provide an overview of the progress, challenges, and suggestions going forward on 15 out of the 23 objectives of the GCM. Discussions will encourage the identification of opportunities for further progress and cooperation.
UN-Habitat, IOM and UNHCR propose to establish a dialogue with mayors and civil society from different cities in Latin America on the role cities can play in the inclusion of refugees and migrants.
Towards New Models for Welcoming Venezuelans in Latin America: Regularization and Protection Mechanisms
The Venezuelan exodus is impacting Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) at a magnitude and speed never seen before. Since 2015, over 6 million people have left Venezuela, making it the second largest migration crisis in the world.
Defining regional priorities and sharing best practices - an innovative approach to migration governance in Central America, North America, and the Caribbean
This side event is a unique opportunity to show how Member Countries of the Regional Conference on Migration (RCM), one of the oldest and most active regional consultative processes (RCPs) in the world, use the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM) to identify regional
The role of National Human Rights Institutions in the GCM implementation with a view in Human Rights, gender and childhood
The event seeks to promote joint learning about initiatives that are being promoted by NHRIs to protect the rights of migrants, with a particular focus on gender and childhood.
Tracking recruitment costs: scaling up efforts to measure SDG 10.7.1 to monitor SDG and GCM progress
The high recruitment fees and related costs incurred by migrant workersto access jobs abroad are serious impediments to migrants’ enjoyment of human and labour rights and migration development outcomes.
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
The event aims to discuss the different regional experiences of the several vaccination strategies where the approach of people on the move and migrant people where or where not included, towards the fostering of future experiences sharing between governments, international cooperation, and academia
The Role of National Human Rights Institutions in Advancing Implementation of the Global Compact for Migration
The Global Compact for Migration (Global Compact), adopted in 2018, is a significant commitment from governments to take a people centered and human rights-based approach to migration policy and to work together towards the achievement of its objectives.
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 .
Experiences and Timely Recommendations for Accelerating the Implementation of GCM Objectives 2 and 5 to Address the Impacts of Climate Change on Human Mobility
Caritas Internationalis (CI) and its partners will host a 75 minute long hybrid side event during the UN’s International Migration Review Forum (IMRF) both in person at the United Nations Church Center and broadcast live to Zoom, allowing for virtual participation so that all participants of the
This panel will focus on portable justice, the right and ability of migrants to access justice at all stages of migration.
Policy discussions on migration and development focus mostly on host and origin countries.
The event aims to share what migrant and trafficked women think of the available state and non-state services designed to promote their re/integration, including whether they are aware of and could access such services, whether they consider them beneficial and, importantly, what measures and
Making Social Cohesion Work for Everyone: What can we learn from development interventions on how to promote inclusion and reduce xenophobia?
Concerns that xenophobia and discrimination are on the rise have sparked a panoply of investments in promoting social cohesion and combatting prejudice against people on the move.
Strengthening RCP Contributions to and Cooperation on Objective 23 of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration
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