What Are the “Global Compacts” and How Will They Affect Migrants and Refugees?

Geneva, 27 November 2018 - In December 2018, UN member states will adopt the Global Compact for Migration and the Global Compact on Refugees. These international agreements introduce a new, comprehensive approach to address the needs of migrants and refugees around the world. In a series of short videos, ICMC Director of Policy Stéphane Jaquemet explains the Compacts, their intended effects and the role governments, civil society and faith-based organizations as well as individuals can play in their implementation.


What Are the Global Compacts for Migration and on Refugees?



Are the Global Compacts Good or Bad News for Migrants and Refugees?


How Can the Global Compacts on Migration & Refugees Become a Reality?


What Can You Do About the Global Compacts on Migration and Refugees?


What Role for Faith-Based Organizations Regarding the Global Compacts?

  • Read ICMC's MADE Network's leaflet introducing the Global Compact for Migration in English, French or Spanish