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Monday 10 December 2018

Spanish PM to Travel Monday to Marrakech to Participate in Intergovernmental Conference on Global Compact for Migration

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Spanish PM to Travel Monday to Marrakech to Participate in Intergovernmental Conference on Global Compact for Migration

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez will travel to Marrakech on Monday to take part in the UN Intergovernmental Conference on the Global Compact for Migration (Dec. 10-11).

Sanchez will deliver a speech at the conference, the Spanish government's presidency said on Saturday.

The conference is aimed at formally adopting the Global Compact for Migration, as agreed by the Member States of the United Nations on the 13th of July, 2018.

According to the United Nations, no less than 150 member states will take part in the two-day event.

The global compact for migration is the first, intergovernmentally negotiated agreement, prepared under the auspices of the United Nations, to cover all dimensions of international migration in a holistic and comprehensive manner.

MAP 09 December 2018