International migration Current Affairs, GK & News

India-Austria Comprehensive Migration and Mobility Partnership Agreement

As part of its efforts to facilitate the mobility of students, academics, and researchers, and promote migration for professional and economic reasons, India is set to sign a Comprehensive Migration and Mobility Partnership Agreement (MMPA) with Austria during External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar’s visit to Vienna. This follows similar agreements signed with other European countries ..

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ILO report on International Migrant Workers

International Labour Organisation (ILO) published its report on International Migrant Workers. Report was published amid COVID-19 pandemic and increased global industrialisation that have impacted world’s economy by shift in workers crossing borders to look for employment. Key findings of report As per ILO report, number of international migrant workers has increased to 169 million globally. ..

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Marrakech venue of Intergovernmental Conference on Global Compact for Migration for year 2018

The Intergovernmental Conference to Adopt the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration was held in Marrakech, Morocco on 10th and 11th of December, 2018. It is the first-ever UN global agreement on a common approach to international migration in all its dimensions. The global compact is non-legally binding. It is grounded in values ..

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