At global conference, UN official highlights role of migration in promoting development

Addressing a global summit on international migration today, the top United Nations official on the matter called on world leaders to target achieving “real results” on a series of migration-related challenges when the UN General Assembly holds a key meeting on cross-border movements next year.

Italy must put human rights at centre of border management policy – UN independent expert

Italy must prioritize a human rights approach when dealing with migration, a United Nations independent expert said today, urging the Government to not let security concerns overshadow its border management policy.