Monthly archive April, 2019

The Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration: What is its contribution to International Migration Law?

1. Introduction The recent endorsement by the United Nations General Assembly of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (Global Compact on Migration or GCM)[1] has been the subject of extensive political debate at both the national and international level. This significant public attention is undoubtedly due to the importance that migration policies...

The Global Compact and national legislation: quid iuris?

1. Introduction With regard to the possible approaches of national legislation to its ongoing process of refinement, the Global Compact for safe, orderly and regular migration[1] raises a number of questions: a) The first question concerns the relationship between Government and Parliament: what role can the two institutions play, and what role have they in...

The Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration: What legal impact will it have on International and Italian Law?

Introduced by Francesca De Vittor    On September 19, 2016, the United Nations General Assembly unanimously adopted the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants,[1] as the outcome document of the first UN high-level summit addressing large movements of refugees and migrants. The Declaration recognised that ‘refugees and migrants have the same universal human rights...