International Organisations

International Organisations

American Immigration Council

Amnesty International 

Caritas Internationallis 

Council on Foreign Relations 

Frontex | European Union Agency 

Global Commission on International Migration 

Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) 

Global Immigration – Magrath 

International Catholic Migration Commission (ICMC) 

International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) 

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) 

International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All – OHCHR 

International Council of Voluntary Agencies (ICVA) 

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) 

International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) 

International Organization for Migration (IOM) 


Investment Migration Council 

Irish International Immigrant Center

Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants

League of Arab States (LAS) Arab Expatriates Department

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

Migrant Help

Migrants Organise

Migrants Resource Centre

Migration - Conseil de l'Europe

Office for the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

ORAM - Organization for Refuge, Asylum & Migration

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Refugee and Migrant Centre

Swedish Migration Agency – Migrationsverket

The United Nations Human Settlement Programme (UN - HABITAT)

UN Population Division

United Nations (UN)

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA)

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) Social Development Division

United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)

United Nations Office for Drugs and Crime (UNODOC)

United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA)

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

United Nations Regional Commissions

World Bank

World Health Organization (WHO)

World Trade Organization (WTO)



The Global Migration Group (GMG) is an inter-agency group bringing together heads of agencies to promote the wider application of all relevant international and regional instruments and norms relating to migration, and to encourage the adoption of more coherent, comprehensive and better coordinated approaches to the issue of international migration. The GMG is particularly concerned with improving the overall effectiveness of its members and other stakeholders in capitalizing upon the opportunities and responding to the challenges presented by international migration.

Global Migration Group Members:


REGIONAL BODIES (non-exhaustive list)



African Development Bank (AfDB) 

African Union (AU) 

New Partnership for Africa's Development (NIEPAD)

Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA)

Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)

East African Community (EAC)

Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)

Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)



Migrant Forum in Asia (MFA)



Council of Europe (CoE)

- Council of Europe: Migration

- Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants

- EU Integration Action Monitoring Tool 

- Parliamentary Assembly on Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons


European Union (EU)

- European Asylum Support Office (EASO)

- European Commission

- European External Action Service


- Frontex

Migration, Asylum, Refugees Regional Initiative (MARRI) 


Middle East

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UNESCWA) 


North America

US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants 

US Department of Homeland Security 



African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of Sates (ACP) 

Islamic Development Bank (IDB) 



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