International migration is at historically high levels, as millions flee conflict and persecution, or seek opportunity. Red Cross Red Crescent is present at every stage of a migrant’s journey – in the places they come from, the places they flee to, the places they are detained, and the places they settle.
We are proud to be part of the Global Compact discussions. We call on all governments to go beyond good intentions, and put people’s safety and dignity first.
This is what we ask – for everyone, regardless of where they come from or their legal status.
Protect people from violence, abuse and violations of human rights by:
Enable everyone to access life-saving care by:
Protect vulnerable children by:
There are basic minimum standards for human dignity, and they must be afforded to all migrants, irrespective of status. We call on all UN member states to set time-bound goals to meet these standards.