Summary of Migration Statement Presented at the UN in 2015

Globally, there were 232 million international migrants in 2013, and many others are internal migrants within their country of origin. This movement of people takes place on such a significant scale that it must be understood as one of the defining characteristics of this age. (more…)

High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

The High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development closed its annual session on July 8, 2015, with the adoption of a declaration that committed ministers from around the world to establishing a ‘strong, universal, ambitious, inclusive and people-centered’ post-2015 development agenda that completes the unfinished business of the Millennium Development Goals and responds to new challenges. (DESA News 2015) (more…)