A pact known as the United Nations’ Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration is slated to be adopted at an intergovernmental conference on December 10 and 11 in Marrakech, Morocco — but there are big problems with it.
It comprises 23 objectives for better managing migration at all levels.
Initially, all 193 U.N. member nations, except for the United States, backed it.
But now some countries have reversed course and are echoing America’s concerns about it.
UN's Global Compact for Migration: “Criticism of migration will become a criminal offense. And media outlets…that give room for criticism of migration can be shut down.” https://t.co/scHzIfXDON
— Laura Ingraham (@IngrahamAngle) December 2, 2018
The document represents an “intergovernmentally negotiated agreement, prepared under the auspices of the United Nations, that covers all dimensions of international migration in a holistic and comprehensive manner.” It’s the first-ever such agreement and was conceived after the biggest influx of migrants into Europe since World War II, as the U.K.’s Express noted.- READ MORE