Global Compact for Migration: An Agenda for Tomorrow and Beyond

Nov 01, 2017
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The International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) holds that the main overarching purposeof the Global Compact for Migration (GCM) should be to improve global migration governance and supportstates in achieving this aim – putting forward concrete measures to improve the safety of migrants, ensuretheir human rights are respected, and promote regular migration channels, while discouraging irregular ones.This should include highlighting concrete ways for UN Member States and other relevant stakeholders to bothmanage current and potential future migration contexts, as well as to strengthen migrants' contributionsto countries of origin, transit and destination. ICMPD stands ready to support states in achieving the goalsset out under this Compact, particularly at the national, sub-regional and regional level, where we are bestsituated to support the implementation and monitoring process.