Australia and other countries must prioritise humanity in dealing with displaced people and migration

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After six rounds of consultations, United Nations member states have produced the final draft of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM).

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It is preceded by the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants, which the UN General Assembly adopted in 2016.

Ura 5eThis was an intergovernmental declaration to initiate development of two separate global compacts: one on refugees and another on migrants.

This latest global compact document focuses on the latter issue. It lays down 23 objectives in order to establish “a…

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