Under the final agreement, the signatories would commit to 23 objectives, including “providing basic services to migrants” and using “detention of last resort.” The United Nations reached an agreement on Friday to improve the way to deal with the global flow of migrants – a pact that is particularly noteworthy because it was boycotted by a large and influential member, the United States. And… it does not address my concerns. I want zero migration, which is not invited, period. The best way to do this is the Australian way and you don`t need a NON-BINDING diktat to fix this. Finland: The Finnish government approved the final draft in Marrakech in 2018 and voted in favour of the pact at the UN. [58] The only party that challenged the treaty was the Finnish opposition party. [59] “This is a safe, orderly and regular migration – it is clearly in the title,” she said in Marrakech. Poland: On 9 October 2018, the Minister of the Interior and Administration, Joachim Brudziéski, spoke out against the pact and said it was contrary to Poland`s priorities for security and control of its borders. [34] On 20 November, the Polish government officially announced that it would not sign the pact.

[69] Reality Check reviewed the details of the agreement and why it resisted so much. “There is a tendency to believe that migration is only the south-north, people who come from poorer developing countries and go to richer countries, whether it`s the United States or Europe,” said Juan José Gémez Camacho, Mexico`s ambassador to the United Nations. “In reality, migration comes from everywhere, from everywhere; Most of the time, it`s south-south. The pact is based on the recognition of the need for the whole world to cooperate to manage humanely the current and future massive migratory flows, while taking into account the values of state sovereignty. The Global Compact for Security, Order and Regular Migration is an intergovernmentally negotiated agreement developed under the aegis of the United Nations. The United Nations Global Compact on Migration contains non-binding guidelines for an integrated approach to international migration. The DW is looking at the agreement and why some nations strongly oppose it. Read more: Follow the money: what are the EU`s migration policy priorities? The Global Compact, the first international document on migration management, sets out 23 targets for opening up legal immigration and preventing illegal border crossings, as the number of people travelling around the world has risen to more than 260 million, or 3.4% of the world`s population. The United States, under President Donald Trump, also asserts that multinational agreements in general, and these in particular, are contrary to the sovereign power of some governments.