Migrant Forum in Asia
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2019 Philippine CSO Consultation on the Global Compact for Migration

Building on the previous national consultations on the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as well as the recently adopted GCM, Migrant Forum in Asia (MFA) and its network continues to engage on the implementation, follow up, and recommendation (IFUR) stage of the Compact. In collaboration with the Centre for Migrant Advocacy (CMA), MFA organized the Philippine Civil Society (CSO) Consultation on the Global Compact for Migration on 1 March 2019 in Manila, Philippines. Several governments during the Marrakesh Migration Week have recognized the critical role that civil societies play in...

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MFA Statement at the 2019 High Level Debate on International Migration and Development

In accordance with paragraph 8 of General Assembly resolution 73/241, entitled “International migration and development”, the General Assembly decided “to convene, in the first half of 2019, a one-day high-level debate on international migration and development, under the auspices of the President of the General Assembly”. This meeting will be a one-day meeting. It is mandated to “inform the high-level political forum on sustainable development, which will review the Goals and targets relevant to migration of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, taking into consideration the outcomes of other processes related to international migration and development”. Furthermore, with the Global...

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MFA Statement 2019 International Dialogue on Migration (IDM)

The 2019 International Dialogue on Migration (IDM) was held on 28 February 2019 in New York, United States of America. The 2019 IDM aims to generate informative discussions that governments and other partners can employ in designing appropriate policies to manage youth migration and youth engagement in sustainable development strategies especially as countries are assessing progress towards several of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) relevant to migrants and migration in July 2019 at the United Nations’ (UN) high-level political forum (HLPF) on sustainable development. The results and recommendations from IDM will be captured in the IDM Red Book which will...

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Circular 30: Global Compact for Safe, Orderly, and Regular Migration (GCM)

Dear Friends Greetings from the MFA Secretariat! We are sharing with you general updates through the past and upcoming meetings and consultations related to the GCM: Expert Symposium on International Migration and Development (26 February, New York) High Level Debate on International Migration and Development (27 February, New York) International Dialogue on Migration (28 February, New York) First GFMD Thematic Workshop of the year, focusing on 'Implementation of the Global Compact for Migration at the National Level' (21 – 22 March, Geneva) Consultation of the UN Network on Migration with Civil Society (4 April, Geneva) Meeting with Civil Society on...

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About Us

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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