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Migrants worry compact will intensify labour export

HONG KONG (SE): Filipino migrant rights groups expressed concerns that the new United Nations (UN) Global Compact for Migration will intensify the Philippines’ labour export programme with normalised migration. The non-binding accord was signed by 164 countries at the Intergovernmental Conference to Adopt the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (CGM), held in Marrakech, Morocco from December 10 and 11. 
 

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Migrants worry compact will intensify labour export

HONG KONG (SE): Filipino migrant rights groups expressed concerns that the new United Nations (UN) Global Compact for Migration will intensify the Philippines’ labour export programme with normalised migration. The non-binding accord was signed by 164 countries at the Intergovernmental Conference to Adopt the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (CGM), held in Marrakech, Morocco from December 10 and 11. 
 

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Accord on migration comes at critical time

MARRAKESH (SE): One hundred and sixty-four countries agreed to adopt the nonbinding United Nations (UN) Global Compact for Migration on December 10, at the Intergovernmental Conference to Adopt the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, held from December 10 to 11 in Marrakesh, Morroco, UN News reported on December 11.
 

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Migration should be free and not be forced says cardinal in synod

VATICAN CITY (CNS): Young people should have a right to migrate but should never be forced to do so, said an Italian cardinal at the Synod of Bishops.
 
Giuseppe Cardinal Versaldi of Italy, prefect of Congregation for Catholic Education, told reporters at a briefing on October 6, “The Church in Italy and other countries has opened its doors” to migrants.
 

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Migration not an economic answer

ABUJA (SE): “Human trafficking is likely to increase the number of frustrated people who cannot make ends meet. You know by the time you finish university and you are roaming the streets for three, four, five and six years with no job and you reach 30 or 31-years-of-age with no future, it is very difficult to sit down quietly,” Fides quoted John Cardinal Oneiyekan, the archbishop of Abuja, in Nigeria, as saying.

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