Global leaders must match fine words on migration with urgent action

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Too many governments are quick to champion humane migration but slow to make it happen. UN talks on the new global compact offer a chance for change

This week, representing the world’s largest humanitarian network, I will join several high-level UN general assembly discussions on migration. I will take every opportunity I can to press for actions to match words on safe, orderly and regular migration.

Up for discussion will be the hard-won global compact for safe, orderly and regular migration, the world’s first comprehensive road map to ensuring that all migrants, regardless of legal status, have access to the protection and assistance they need. Those who adopt it will have the support of 12 million Red Cross and Red Crescent volunteers and staff, as well as many other organisations that are ready to help them turn their commitments into action.

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