United States ends participation in UN's Global Compact on Migration

US withdraws from UN's Global Compact on Migration

The United States has chose to end participation in the UN process to develop a Global Compact on Migration (GCM).

In a statement, the U.S. Mission said the UN's New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants - recognized by the U.S. a year ago under the Obama administration - "contains numerous provisions that are inconsistent with U.S. immigration and refugee policies".

The American pullout from the pact is scheduled for the end of 2018, AFP reported.

But late on Saturday, US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said the declaration's "approach is simply not compatible with US sovereignty" and that the US will instead define its own migration plan.

Under Trump and his "America First" policies, the United States has withdrawn from several global commitments made under the administration of president Barack Obama, including the Paris climate deal.

The US has been a part of the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants since it was formed previous year.

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The US supports "international cooperation on migration issues", the statement added, "but it is the primary responsibility of sovereign states to help ensure that migration is safe, orderly, and legal". "This should not disrupt the clear, unanimous outcome of the New York Declaration for such a global compact".

According to the USA permanent representative to the UN, Nikki Haley, "no country has done as much as the United States".

It will present a framework for comprehensive worldwide cooperation on migrants, set out a range of actionable commitments and tackle issues such as protecting the safety, dignity, human rights and fundamental freedoms of migrants. Since he took office in January, he has also moved to ban USA entry by people from select Muslim countries.

The withdrawal comes days before a global conference on migration that starts Monday in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. "But our solutions in the field of migration policy should be adopted only by the Americans and no one else", the statement reads.

More recently, American pulled out of the Paris-based culture and education body, Unesco, accusing it of "anti-Israel bias".

"The writing on the wall is that agreements made with the United States are not worth the paper on which they are written, because the current American president can - anytime, without due cause - call them into question without offering a realistic alternative", US correspondent Carsten von Nahmen said in an October op-ed for German public broadcaster Deutsche Welle, reacting to Trump's stance on the Iran deal.

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