Israel and Poland do not want to support the migration Pact of the United Nations. Follow the Cancellations from the USA, Austria, Hungary, Australia, Czech Republic, Bulgaria and Estonia. The global Pact for a safe, orderly and regular Migration should actually meet at a summit on 10. and 11. December to be adopted in Morocco. It is not legally binding and has been negotiated by all UN member States.

From Poland it does not mean to justify, the Pact guarantee sufficiently the sovereign right of States to decide who will be included on your territory. Furthermore, the national-conservative government criticized the distinction between legal and illegal Migration. The terminology used could lead to difficulties in the Interpretation and implementation of the agreement, it said. Poland’s rejection had been expected. Already at the beginning of November, had expressed to the Prime Minister of Poland Mateusz Morawiecki at the German-Polish government consultations with German Chancellor Angela Merkel is critical to the agreement: “We are of the view that our sovereign principles is an absolute priority.”

The office of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the cancellation: “We are determined to protect our borders against illegal immigrants. This is what we have done and we will continue to do so.” The country has been trying for months to the deportation of tens of thousands of migrants from the African continent. Among other things, Israel has built a barrier on the border with Egypt.

UN-migration Pact the UN-migration Pact

2016 the 193 member States of the United Nations adopted the New York Declaration on refugees and migrants, in order to improve the management of the world of refugees and migration movements.

The global Pact for safe, orderly and controlled migration of the UN is to build on that. The impetus of the International organization for Migration (IOM), which is associated with the UN.

In July 2018, all UN member States agreed to except the United States, the Text as a draft. Later on, other States announced resistance.

In December 2018, the migration Pact should be adopted at a summit in the Moroccan city of Marrakech final.

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