On Monday 10 December, the Global Compact for Migration (the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration) was adopted by representatives from 164 Governments at an international conference in Marrakesh, Morocco. This compact has attracted considerable controversy and opposition from critics. With assistance from Professor Cathryn Costello, Full Fact have today addressed a number of the criticisms, on issues such as whether the Compact is legally binding and whether it makes migration a human right.
Read the Full Fact article here ‘Inaccuracies spreading about UN migration pact’
Refugees are Migrants: Refugee Mobility, Recognition and Rights (REF-MIG)