Perspectives on the Content and Implementation of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly, and Regular Migration
Published by: Scalabrini Migration Study Centers
The 2018 International Migration Policy Report: Perspectives on the Content and Implementation of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly, and Regular Migration features several articles focusing upon issues discussed and negotiated by United Nations (UN) member states in producing the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly, and Regular Migration (“the Compact”). The final draft of the Global Compact was agreed to in New York by 191 member states on July 13, 2018, with final adoption of the document set for December 2018 at an intergovernmental conference in Marrakech, Morocco. The articles, written by global Scalabrini Migration Study Centers founded by the Congregation of the Missionaries of St Charles, Scalabrinians, provide best practices and recommendations on important migration policy issues included in the Compact. The study centers contributing to the report include the and the Centre for Migration Studies (CMS), the Scalabrini Migration Center (SMC) in the Philippines, the Scalabrini Institute for Human Mobility in Africa (SIHMA), and the Fondazione Centro Studi Emigrazione — Roma (CSER). The report also includes shorter essays from special contributors to CMS addressing other important topics addressed by the member states during the negotiations of the Compact. The appendix features a sampling of interventions made by the Scalabrini International Migration Network (SIMN) and CMS during the negotiation process.