The Global Compact on Migration was adopted on December 10, 2018 in Marrakesh, Morocco under the auspices of the United Nations, and held pursuant to the “New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants” (19 September 2016), which decided to launch a process of intergovernmental negotiations leading to the adoption of a global compact for safe, orderly and regular migration.

Government: Moroccan Diplomacy Thrived in 2019
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterress with Morocco's minister of foreign affairs, Nasser Bourita, and UN Special Representative for International Migration, Louise Arbou, pictured at the intergovernmental conference on the Global Compact for Migration in Marrakech
Moha Ennaji is an author and international consultant.