Take a sneak peek at the situation, struggles and resistance of migrants and refugees against neoliberal globalization as we prepare for the 4th International Assembly of Migrants and Refugees happening in New York, USA this October 2-4, 2013.
Statement – 15 July 2013
“Migration is a product of underdevelopment”
IMA: Development for the people, not for profit
The International Migrants’ Alliance, a global alliance of grassroots migrants organizations, will hand in a submission to the UN General Assembly High Level Dialogue on International Migration and Development (HLD).
Gathering endorsement and support from almost a hundred organizations and counting, this submission reflects the IMA’s position on the current global discussion on migration being deemed as a tool for development.
In the submission that will be handed over by IMA members participating in the HLD Interactive Hearing in New York this July 15, the IMA challenges the leaders of the U.N. to rethink the framework by which they look at migration vis-à-vis its links to development. Continue reading