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INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION AND DEVELOPMENT :RESOLUTION / ADOPTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY
A/RES/77/176 International migration and development 22-28795 4/9 Recognizing further that remittance flows constitute sources of private capital, complement domestic savings and are instrumental in improving the well -being of recipients, bearing in mind that remittances cannot be considered a substitute for foreign direct investment, official development assistance, debt relief or other p ublic sources of financing for development, Recognizing the potential of remittances to reduce poverty, increase access to education, health and improved housing, promote financial inclusion and increase the inflow of foreign currency, as well as ensure food supplies in rural areas, positively contributing to the sustainable development of countries, Welcoming the fact that many countries declared remittances to be essential services and eased regulations during the COVID-19 pandemic, facilitated greater digitalization, offered incentives and abolished or waived transaction fees, expressing concern that, nonetheless, the cost of transferring remittances remained at 6.3 per cent during the third quarter of 2021, far above the Sustainable Development Goal target of 3 per cent or lower, and expressing concern also at the continued decline in correspondent banking relationships, due to de-risking trends, and its adverse consequences on low-value remittance flows, Expressing concern that progress achieved in facilitating and harnessing the benefits of safe, orderly and regular migration is slow and uneven in many areas and that the COVID-19 pandemic has reshaped many aspects of international migration and negatively impacted progress, and created new, and exacerbated existing situations of vulnerability for migrants, Noting with concern that highly trained, skilled and professional workers from developing countries continue to emigrate at an increasing rate to certain countries, and recognizing in this regard the importance of investing in human capital development by promoting entrepreneurship, education, vocational training and skills development programmes and partnerships, and productive employment creation, in line with labour market needs, with a view to reducing youth unemployment, avoiding brain drain and optimizing brain gain in countries of origin, and harnessing the demographic dividend, Recalling the determination of Member States who participated in the International Migration Review Forum to fulfil the objectives and commitments outlined in the Global Compact, in line with its 360-degree vision, guiding principles and comprehensive approach, by facilitating safe, orderly and regular migration, promoting the contributions of migrants at all skills levels to sustainable development at the local, national, regional and global levels, within the framework of the 2030 Agenda, and reducing the incidence and negative impact of irregular migration, Recalling also that the Global Compact is based on a set of cross-cutting and interdependent guiding principles: people-centred, international cooperation, national sovereignty, rule of law and due process, sustainable development, human rights, gender-responsive, child-sensitive, whole-of-government approach and whole-of- society approach, Recalling further the importance of the decent work agenda of the International Labour Organization, including for migrant workers, the ten fundamental Conventions of that Organization, as well as the Global Jobs Pact adopted by the International Labour Conference at its ninety-eighth session as a general framework within which each country can formulate policy packages specific to its situation and national priorities in order to promote a job-intensive recovery and sustainable development, Recognizing the valuable contribution of the Global Forum on Migration and Development to addressing the multidimensional nature of international migration International migration and development A/RES/77/176 5/9 22-28795 and promoting balanced and comprehensive approaches and dialogue on migration and development, and acknowledging that it has proved to be a valuable forum for holding frank and open discussions, including through multi-stakeholder dialogues, and that it has helped to build trust among participating stakeholders through the exchange of experiences and good practices and by virtue of its voluntary, intergovernmental, non-binding and informal character and the engagement of civil society actors as well as the private sector, Recognizing also the role of Governments at all levels, including local governments, and the contribution of relevant local stakeholders, such as migrant -led organizations, in fulfilling national policies and programmes that have a direct impact on the well-being of migrants, Acknowledging the important and complex interrelationship between international migration and development and the need to deal with the challenges and opportunities that migration presents to countries of origin, transit and destination, recognizing that migration brings benefits and challenges to the global community, and confirming the importance of including the matter in relevant debates and discussions held at the global, regional and national levels, as appropriate, including at the level of the United Nations and other international organizations, in relation to development, Noting the initiatives that promote constructive and forward-looking dialogue on international migration for sustainable development and aim to enhance international cooperation and to share best practices in the field of international migration, including the Group of Friends on Migration and the Global Compact Champion countries, 1. (...) Recommits to ensuring full respect for the human rights and fundamental freedoms of all migrants, regardless of their migration status, and supporting countries of origin, transit and destination in the spirit of international cooperation, taking into account national circumstances; 4. Recalls the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, adopted at the Intergovernmental Conference to Adopt the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, held in Marrakech, Morocco, on 10 and 11 December 2018, and endorsed by the General Assembly in its resolution 73/195 of 19 December 2018; 5. Notes that the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration is the first intergovernmentally negotiated outcome, prepared under the auspices of the United Nations, to cover international migration in all its dimensions; 6.
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REPORT OF THE SECRETARY-GENERAL PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH 6 OF RESOLUTION 1830 (2008)
In 2009, Prime Minister al-Maliki has stressed the need to update the Compact to reflect the country’s new realities. The meeting of the Executive Committee of the Compact in April highlighted the importance of the Compact as a tool to identify development priorities that should have international support. (...) In that regard, my Special Adviser on the International Compact for Iraq, Ibrahim Gambari, initiated a review to refocus the Compact and visited Baghdad from 24 to 27 May, where he held extensive consultations with the leadership of Iraq, including Prime Minister al-Maliki, Vice-President Abdul Mahdi and Vice-President al-Hashemi. (...) The Government of Iraq should advance domestic reforms on the Compact agenda, while the Compact framework would deliver capacity-building and enable economic diplomacy with a view to encouraging foreign investment, trade and economic integration.
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SUMMARY RECORD OF THE 15TH MEETING : 2ND COMMITTEE, HELD AT HEADQUARTERS, NEW YORK, ON TUESDAY, 18 OCTOBER 2016, GENERAL ASSEMBLY, 71ST SESSION
In addition, that Declaration stated that the Third High-level Dialogue should have a role in developing the global compact for safe, orderly and regular migration. (...) All of those priorities should be duly reflected in a balanced and flexible manner in the global compact to be adopted by the General Assembly in 2018. 38. (...) Given the importance of migration, Guatemala also supported the preparatory process to adopt a global compact for safe, orderly and regular migration by 2018. 52.
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LABOUR MIGRATION IN ASIA AND THE PACIFIC: NOTE BY THE SECRETARIAT
In view of these policy challenges, the international community is negotiating a global compact for safe, orderly and regular migration, to be submitted to an international conference in 2018. The effort to develop the global compact has been guided by many processes within and outside the United Nations. (...) Going forward, the operationalization of this corpus of law and practice in the Asia-Pacific region through the global compact for safe, orderly and regular migration will be a challenge.
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SUMMARY RECORD OF THE 450TH MEETING, HELD VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE ON WEDNESDAY, 14 APRIL 2021 :COMMITTEE ON THE PROTECTION OF THE RIGHTS OF ALL MIGRANT WORKERS AND MEMBERS OF THEIR FAMILIES, 32ND SESSION
The Committee had set up a working group to advocate for the implementation of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration. It had also included a standard paragraph on implementation of the Global Compact in its concluding observations on the reports of States parties and had drafted a comparative analysis of the Convention and the Global Compact that would form the basis for a general comment. (...) The implementation of the Compact would be discussed primarily at the International Migration Review Forum, to be held once every four years. The United Nations had established regional networks on migration to facilitate the provision of support to Member States in respect of the Compact. A regional conference on the Compact would take place in Africa in June 2021.
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VERBATIM RECORD OF THE 1644TH MEETING, HELD AT HEADQUARTERS, NEW YORK, ON TUESDAY, 15 DECEMBER 1987
Pro-Compact supporters who spoke to me felt there was an economic necessity to pass the Compact because of the financial crisis. (...) Another of my relatives who held political office was pressured by the Government because of my activities supporting the Constitution and was renoved from his job temporarily. "I believe this violence was intended to intimidate Palauans opposed to the Compact and did intimidate them. (...) What it did was thoroughly silence them, preventing them from further opposition, even making it impossible for them to do their jobs or meet together• "There have been six votes on the Compact.
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Score: 973179.3 - https://daccess-ods.un.org/acc...f/get?open&DS=T/PV.1644&Lang=E
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REPORT OF THE SECURITY COUNCIL MISSION TO AFGHANISTAN, 11 TO 16 NOVEMBER 2006
The Attorney General recalled that when he had first assumed his job, tackling corruption had been his primary objective. (...) Afghan ministers and donor representatives noted that the Board enjoyed the trust and confidence of both the Government of Afghanistan and the international community as an oversight mechanism for the Afghanistan Compact. The Board had demonstrated a growing capacity to monitor progress and address bottlenecks hindering the implementation of Compact benchmarks. (...) The Compact should now move to serious action and consistent implementation efforts under the overall guidance of the Joint Coordination and Monitoring Board.
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REPORT OF THE TRUSTEESHIP COUNCIL TO THE SECURITY COUNCIL ON THE TRUST TERRITORY OF THE PACIFIC ISLANDS, 29 NOVEMBER 1983-18 JULY 1984
On 7 September in a plebiscite observed by another mission of the Trusteeship Council, the people of the Marshall Islands had also approved the compact by approximately 58 per cent. / The Nitijela, the Marshallese legislature, had ratified the compact on 21 September. (...) The new compact differed from that of 1983 in several fundamental ways. (...) All other provisions in the Original compact that were beneficial to Palau had been retained.
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IN-DEPTH EVALUATION OF THE OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT : REPORT OF THE OFFICE OF INTERNAL OVERSIGHT SERVICES
Organizations are also encouraged to structure jobs in a way that promotes flexibility. Finally, knowledge management and increased communication with all staff members are acknowledged as crucial to highly effective human resources management. (...) In addition, the average number of days from the time of the final approval by the department head to the selected candidate’s start date on the job was reduced from 90 days in 2003 to 43 in 2007. (...) While senior management compacts and human resources action plans contain vacancy rate reduction goals, they do not establish any timeliness targets for the staff selection process.
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GUAM : WORKING PAPER / PREPARED BY THE SECRETARIAT
According to the Guam Department of Labor, the number of both private sector and government jobs on Guam increased by 590 from December 2004 to December 2005, reaching 57,990 registered jobs. Construction jobs, as well as jobs in the hotel business, services, transportation and utilities, finance, insurance and real estate increased in numbers.36 C. (...) In order to reimburse Guam, the other Territories and Hawaii for the cost of providing Government services for regional immigrants, the federal Government has issued Compact-impact funding. In December 2003, the Compact of Free Association Amendments Act of 2003 was passed, renewing the original Compact of 1986 for another 20 years.
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