Towards an agenda of convergence of migrants and inhabitants

Encountes and co-ordinations at Rio+20

Migrations Work Group

 

A part of the activities of encounters and co-ordinations at Rio+20 were the steps taken towards the convergence of the movements of migrants and of inhabitants, who have common problems and aspirations in as far as migrants are a part of the inhabitants occupying any given space.

 

The International Alliance of Inhabitants (AMH), consisting of various networks and organizations of inhabitants of the world which, having undergone a process of linking together in recent years, held a successful assembly during the Peoples Summit Rio+20 together with other networks and their approximately 800 delegates from around the world; one of their agreements was to seek convergence with the migrants’ movement.

 

In accordance with this agreement, a representative of the AMH participated in the meeting on migration and climatic change which various networks of migrants organized within the Summit through the Migrations Work Group by extending this important invitation to come and to act together to the networks and organizations that form the migrants’ movement the world over.

 

The beginning of this convergence was defined by the participation of representatives of organizations and networks of migrants in the Urban Social [...]