Out now and Open Access: A Symposium on the Global Compact #forMigration

APSA LogoA symposium with 9 reflections and reports on the Global Compact for safe, orderly and regular Migration (GCM) has been published in the Newsletter of the American Political Science Association’s (APSA) Organized Section on Migration and Citizenship. A main focus is on the regional dimensions – Africa, Latin America, Southeast Asia, Europe – and further contributions tackle issues such as implementation, the dimension of rights and the role of Civil society. The symposium was organized by the recently set-up Academic Council on the Global Compact for Migration (ACGCM) and the publication can be downloaded open access here:


If you are interested in the Academic Council on the Global Compact for Migration, check out its website – not too flashy exactly, but it brings together an impressive number of researchers working on the GCM:


These are the contributions to the symposium:

 Symposium: The Global Compact for Migration

Introduction to the Symposium on the Global Compact for Migration

Rey Koslowski

Assessing the Global Compact on Migration: a ‘Milestone’ on the long pathway to greater international cooperation?

Kiran Banerjee

A Global Compact for Migration from below? The role of migrant civil society

Stefan Rother

Values and challenges of GCM implementation across Africa

Olawale Maiyegun

A year after: Implementation in Southeast Asia of the Global Compact on Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration

Imelda M. Nicolas

Latin America and the GCM: early perceptions

Liliana Lyra Jubilut

The EU and the information systems on migration within the Global Compacts

Juan Pablo Aris Escarcena and Emma Martin Diaz

 It’s Time for a Migrants Bill of Rights

Justin Gest, Elizabeth Gibson and Ian M. Kysel

Implementation of the GCM and its possible consequences

Rey Koslowski   


About Dr. Stefan Rother

Senior Lecturer and Researcher at the Arnold-Bergstraesser-Institute at the University of Freiburg -- Freelance journalist -- You can find my CV at the links below:
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