A US-designed Migration Pact for the Americas?

27 June 2022
The Los Angeles Declaration is a legally non-binding agreement that defines four main lines of action in the area of migration and refuge. - © Hutchinson /Unsplash

Twenty countries in the Americas recently adopted a regional agreement on migration and protection that was proposed by the US government. What is this agreement about and why did Latin American governments endorse it? And, could it constitute a migration pact for the Americas?

Leiza Brumat

Leiza Brumat is a Senior Research Fellow at Eurac Research and associate researcher at the Migration Policy Centre (MPC) of the European University Institute (EUI). She is an International Relations analyst whose research focuses on regional and global migration governance. She is currently working on her project ‘Policy Implementation in Global South Regionalism: Multilevel Migration Governance in South America (POLIM)’ funded by the Autonomous Province of Bolzano/Bozen.


Brumat, L. A US-designed Migration Pact for the Americas?

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