Objectives for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration

(1) Collect and utilize accurate and disaggregated data as a basis for evidence-based policies

(2) Minimize the adverse drivers and structural factors that compel people to leave their country of origin

(3) Provide adequate and timely information at all stages of migration

(4) Provide all migrants with proof of legal identity, proper identification and documentation

(5) Enhance availability and flexibility of pathways for regular migration

(6) Facilitate fair and ethical recruitment and safeguard conditions that ensure decent work

(7) Address and reduce vulnerabilities in migration

(8) Save lives and establish coordinated international efforts on missing migrants

(9) Strengthen the transnational response to smuggling of migrants

(10) Prevent and combat trafficking in persons in the context of international migration

(11) Manage borders in an integrated, secure and coordinated manner

(12) Strengthen procedures and mechanisms for status determination

(13) Use migration detention only as a last resort and work towards alternatives

(14) Enhance consular protection, assistance and cooperation throughout the migration cycle

(15) Provide access to basic social services for migrants

(16) Empower migrants and societies to realize full inclusion and social cohesion 

(17) Eliminate all forms of discrimination and promote fact-based public discourse to shape perceptions of migration

(18) Invest in skills development and facilitate recognition of skills, qualifications and competences

(19) Create conditions for migrants and diasporas to fully contribute to sustainable development in all countries

(20) Promote faster, safer and cheaper transfer of remittances and foster financial inclusion of migrants

(21) Cooperate in facilitating dignified and sustainable return, readmission and reintegration

(22) Establish mechanisms for the portability of social security entitlements and earned benefits

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