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New York, Dec 7(Just Earth News): Commitment and cooperation from the global community is critical to maximize the benefits of migration and to overcome its challenges, said a senior United Nations official at the conclusion of a stocktaking meeting on the Global Compact on international migration.

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African regional consultations on UN global compact on migration begin in Ethiopia

New York, Oct 27(Just Earth News): Although the debate on migration has largely focused on Europe, the global compact being negotiated must be adapted to the realities and peculiarities of e ...

In Geneva, UN Member States and experts discuss demographic, economic dimensions of migration

New York, Oct 13(Just Earth News): United Nations Member States began Thursday in Geneva the sixth thematic session of discussions on the proposed Global Compact on Migration, during which d ...

Time to improve governance in labour migration in Latin America and Caribbean – UN

New York, Sept 1 (Just Earth News): With migrant workers representing 64 per cent of the 232 million migrants in the world in 2015, it is urgent to deal “correctly” with labour m ...

General Assembly decision makes International Organization for Migration part of UN system

New York, July 26 (Just Earth News): The United Nations General Assembly on Monday unanimously adopted a resolution approving an agreement to make the International Organization for Migratio ...

UN chief welcomes China joining the International Organization for Migration

New York, July 1 (Just Earth News): Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed China’s decision to join the International Organization for Migration (IOM), saying that the country wil ...

Migration can transform art and culture, argues Birmingham Deputy Vice-Chancellor

Birmingham, May 25 (Just Earth News) Migration from Asia and the Middle East to Western Europe could provide the kind of vibrant boost to arts and culture as movement from India and Pakistan ...

Ban marks UN’s 20th year in Bonn, stresses need for ‘shared responsibility’ on migration

New York, Mar 9 (JEN):Continuing his visit to Germany, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon tuesday celebrated the 20th anniversary of the United Nations offices in Bonn, praising the work of the O ...

UN Radio podcast features Oscar-nominated film to explore refugees and migration

New York, Feb 27 (Just Earth News/IBNS)The issue of refugees and migration has risen to the top of the international community’s agenda with the massive flow of people seeking safety ...

Southeast Asian nations pledge cooperation on Bay of Bengal migration: UN agency

New York, Dec 5 (Just Earth News/IBNS): Southeast Asian countries on Friday affirmed that the only way to reduce loss of life at sea is by working together on comprehensive and sustainable a ...