04 June 2018

Thematic Focus: Global Compacts Round-up

GCM news:

second revised draft of the Global Compact for Migration was circulated on 28 May 2018. This SDG Knowledge Hub article highlights some of the changes.

The fifth round of intergovernmental negotiations is taking place this week, 4-8 June 2018.

Here is a summary of the discussions that occurred during the fourth meeting.

GCR news:

Draft 3 of the Global Compact on Refugees was posted today. The main changes between drafts 2 and 3 are spelled out in this explanatory memo. A new "Non-paper on the Asylum Capacity Support Group" has also been posted.

The fifth formal consultation will be held 12-13 June 2018. Here is the agenda.

Other items:

"The Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework: A Commentary," Journal of Refugee Studies, Advance Articles, 18 April 2018 [free full-text]

The Global Compact on Migration Needs Implementation and Accountability Mechanisms, U.S. Catholics Say (ICMC, May 2018) [text]

Global Compact on Refugees: Erste Einblicke und Einschätzungen (FlüchtlingsforschungsBlog, May 2018) [text]

Mayors Can Help the Refugee Compact Turn Words into Action (Refugees Deeply, May 2018) [text]

Podcast: "Would you sign the Global Compact for Refugees as it is currently drafted?" (Kaldor Centre, May 2018) [access]

"The UN’s Search for a Global Compact on Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration," German Law Journal, vol. 18, no. 7 (2017) [full-text]

Web page:

A New Deal for Refugees (UNHCR) [access]
- Stories exploring the many facets of the global compact on refugees.

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Global Compacts Round-up (18 May 2018)

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