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Co-facilitators from Switzerland and Mexico have circulated the final draft of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, inviting UN Member States and all relevant stakeholders to conclude the negotiations on 13 July. The compact is based on a set of “cross-cutting and interdependent” guiding principles, namely: people-centered; international cooperation; national sovereignty; rule of law and due process; sustainable development; human rights; gender-responsive; child-sensitive; whole-of-government approach; and whole-of-society approach. The last round of negotiations is taking place from 9-13 July at UN Headquarters in New York, US.

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