Migration can benefit the world. This is how we at the UN plan to help | António Guterres

The global compact on migration aims to change a source of abuse and conflict into a driver of prosperity. Now what’s needed is the support of governments

Managing migration is one of the most profound challenges for international cooperation in our time. Migration powers economic growth, reduces inequalities and connects diverse societies. Yet it is also a source of political tension and human tragedies. The majority of migrants live and work legally. But a desperate minority are putting their lives at risk to enter countries where they face suspicion and abuse.

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Migrants make huge contributions to both their host countries and countries of origin

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