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Circular 21: Global Compact for Migration: Webinar on 23 April – Updates on the 3rd Round of Intergovernmental Negotiations Meeting

Dear Friends, Hope all goes well. Greetings from Migrant Forum in Asia. Following up the previous circular, we will be holding another webinar to have an interactive discussion on the 3rd round of Intergovernmental Negotiations Meeting on the GCM. It would also be a space to share updates from the participants on the processes related to the GCM. The Webinar will be held on 23 April (Monday) 2018 at 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (Manila time). Below are the details for the webinar: To join the Meeting: https://bluejeans.com/245554319 Enter Meeting ID: 245 554 319 To join via Room System: Video...

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Circular 20: Global Compact for Migration: 3rd Intergovernmental Negotiations Meeting

Dear Friends, Hope all goes well. Greetings from Migrant Forum in Asia. We are writing to share with you updates on the 3rd round of the Intergovernmental Negotiations Meeting on the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly, and Regular Migration. The 3rd Negotiations Meeting was held in the UN Headquarters in New York on 3 – 6 April 2018. For this round, the co-facilitators encouraged Member States to not only deliver statements, but also react, comment, or debate on the statements and interventions that others have made upon discussing the GCM Draft Rev 1. The Special Representative of the Secretary General...

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2018 South Asia Consultation on the Global Compact for Migration

Migrant CSO representatives gathered in Kathmandu Nepal from 21-24 March 2018 to discuss the Global Compact for Migration (GCM) and provide inputs to the Zero Plus draft of the compact. Updates on the second round of negotiations were discussed as well strategies to strengthen engagement with Asian governments. The consultation was organized by Migrant Forum in Asia in Collaboration with Solidarity Center and the Nepal National Network Safe Migration. The first day of the program focused on providing updates from the second negotiations of the GCM. Regional organization representatives, Jasmine Lidasan from MFA, Roula Hamati of CCRM, Nisha Baniya from...

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Circular No. 19: Draft Rev 1 of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly, and Regular Migration

Dear Friends, We hope all goes well. We are pleased to share with you the Draft Rev 1 of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly, and Regular Migration. The Draft Rev 1 is attached it in this email in PDF and MS Word form. Also, attached is a tracked changes document for you to be able to compare it to the Zero Draft Plus. We would also like to share with you the cover letter made by the co-facilitators. Kindly check the link (https://refugeesmigrants.un.org/intergovernmental-negotiations ) from time to time for any more updates. Should you want to refer to our...

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MFA is a regional network of non-government organizations (NGOs), associations and trade unions of migrant workers, and individual advocates in Asia who are committed to protect and promote the rights and welfare of migrant workers.

It is guided by a vision of an alternative world system based on respect for human rights and dignity, social justice, and gender equity, particularly for migrant workers.

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