The co-facilitators for the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, Juan Jose Gomez Camacho, Permanent Representative of Mexico, and Jurg Lauber, Permanent Representative of Switzerland, will present the zero draft of the compact in an informal meeting. In a letter to UN Member States, the co-facilitators note that he zero draft will be shared with delegations shortly before the presentation. The presentation will be open to Member States and interested stakeholders. The meeting is not intended for substantive comments on the zero draft.
Paragraph 27 of UNGA resolution 71/280 calls for the zero draft to be shared with delegations by the beginning of February 2018. Intergovernmental negotiations on the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration will take place over several sessions between February and July 2018.
SDG Knowledge Hub coverage of the negotiation process for a Global Compact can be found here.
date: 5 February 2018
time: 3 pm
venue: UN Headquarters, Trusteeship Council Chamber
location: New York City, US
contact: UNGA President's Office