The Global Compact for Migration
from 164 Governments at an international conference in Marrakesh, Morocco,
in an historic move described by UN Chief António Guterres as
the creation of a “roadmap to prevent suffering and chaos”.
In the video below, UNICEF explains why the
Compact has the potential to change communities and lives.
On 70th anniversary,
Chris Herlinger, of Global Sisters Report, writes about the 70th anniversary of the Declaration of Human Rights and the Sisters who advocate at the UN. PGJ is referenced here. Read the full article here.
International Migrants Day is next Tuesday, December 18th.
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"Evidence overwhelmingly shows that migrants generate economic, social and cultural benefits for societies everywhere. Yet hostility towards migrants is unfortunately growing around the world. Solidarity with migrants has never been more urgent."
PGJ will be/was represented at the following events:
12/4: - ChildFund Alliance: Child Migration Event
- UDHR Event Hosted by the Holy See Mission
12/5: - One-on-one with the General Assembly President
- Financing for Social Development
12/6: - Working Group on Girls
12/7: - CSocD Youth Event Planning Meeting
- Genocide Convention Event
12/10: - UDHR Event Hosted by the Permanent Mission of Italy
- UDHR Event on Inequality, Climate Change, and New Technology
12/11: - CSTIP Meeting
12/12: NGO Mining Group
12/13: - CSocD Breakfast Meeting with Missions
- Migration Meeting