Divided nations: UN migration pact sows discord as states turn away & face domestic tensions | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

Divided nations: UN migration pact sows discord as states turn away & face domestic tensions

An international agreement on how to deal with the global migration crisis is to be approved on Monday, but some are already calling it ‘dead’ as countries try to ditch the deal that prompted domestic political turmoil.

The United Nations Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, slated to be approved in Morocco, will be the first such UN agreement to be inter-governmentally negotiated to cover all areas of international migration.

The pact, drafted in response to the 2015 refugee crisis, aims to set out a “a common understanding, shared responsibilities and unity of purpose regarding migration,” laying out a vision in 23 objectives.

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