Towards a new global compact on migration

Towards a new global compact on migration

Antonio Guterres

Managing migration is one of the most profound challenges for international cooperation in our time. Migration powers economic growth, reduces inequalities and connects diverse societies. Yet it is also a source of political tensions and human tragedies. The majority of migrants live and work legally.
 

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Towards a new global compact on migration

Antonio Guterres

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