UN General Assembly Adopts Global Framework on International Migration

The UN General Assembly has adopted the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, the first-ever negotiated global framework on a common approach to international migration in all its dimensions.

It is meant to address issues that concern the world’s 258 million people on the move and countries of origin, transit and destination. The compact was adopted by the General Assembly with 152 votes in favour in Marrakesh, Morocco. India voted in favour of the resolution.

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  • UN Secretary-General: Antonio Guterres.

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