UN Global Compact on Migration Current Affairs - 2020

December 18: International Migrants Day

The International Migrants Day is observed by the United Nations since 1990 in order to protect the rights of the migrants. The day was adopted after the organization passed a resolution at the International Convention on the Protection of the rights of all migrant workers. According to the UN, one-seventh of the world population which Read More…

Charles Michel resigns as the Prime Minister of Belgium

Charles Michel has resigned from the post of the Prime Minister of Belgium on 19th December 2018. The resignation came as his government was under immense pressure from the opposition over his government’s support for the UN global compact on migration. Charles Michel’s, who became the Prime Minister of Belgium in 2014, was the country’s Read More…

US withdraws from UN Global Compact on Migration

The United States has pulled out of UN Global Compact on Migration. It has argued that Obama-era negotiated UN compact process deal contains numerous provisions that inconsistent with country’s immigration and refugee policies and Trump Administration’s immigration principles. Key Facts US under Trump administration has pulled out of several global commitments including UNESCO, UN cultural Read More…