Intergovernmental Conference on the Global Compact for Migration
December 10 - December 11
The IAWJ will send a representative to the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Conference on the Global Compact for Migration in Marrakesh, Morocco.
The Intergovernmental Conference to Adopt the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration takes place on the 10th and 11th of December, 2018.
The Conference is convened under the auspices of the United Nations General Assembly and is held pursuant to resolution 71/1 of 19 September 2016, entitled “New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants,” which decided to launch a process of intergovernmental negotiations leading to the adoption of the Global Compact for Migration. The modalities for the Conference were further elaborated in resolutions 71/280 of 6 April 2017, 72/244 of 24 December 2017 and 72/L.67 of 31 July 2018.