The mission of the NGO Committee on Migration (CoM) is to encourage the protection and promotion of migrants’ human rights in accordance with the United Nations Charter. As a member of the Conference of Non-Governmental Organizations (CoNGO), we are in consultative relationship with the United Nations.
In the 2016-2018 term, the CoM is focusing on four areas, each of which is being addressed by a Subcommittee:
- Global Compact on Migration
- Xenophobia & Social Inclusion
- Climate-Induced Displacement
- Refugee & Migrant Children
Check out our Subcommittee pages to learn what work we are doing on each of these fronts.
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Check out the most recent editions of the Weekly Update in our Resources section!
UNHCR #WithRefugees Campaign
Learn about the campaign with this slideshow.
Sign the petition: www.withrefugees.org
NGO COM Statement to Under Secretary General of WHS: Final version of our letter to Stephen O’Brien, with support from 79 organizations.
NGO COM Statement at the 2016 Commission on Population and Development: Strengthening the Demographic Evidence Base for the Post-2015 Agenda with a Focus on Migration and Future Organization and Methods of Work of the Commission on Population and Development
CSW60 Agreed Conclusions: Relevant Excerpts on Migration
NGO CoM’s Emeka Obiezu’s address on International Migrants Day, 2015!