Topic– Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s
5) Critically examine whether the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration solve the migrant crisis facing the world currently?(250 words)
Key demand of the question
The question expects us to explain about the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration and how it would help in resolving the migrant crisis including in North east India.
Critically examine – When you are asked to examine, you have to probe deeper into the topic, get into details, and find out the causes or implications if any . When ‘critically’ is suffixed or prefixed to a directive, all you need to do is look at the good and bad of something and give a fair judgement.
Structure of the answer
Introduction – Explain that The ‘Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration’ is the first, intergovernmental agreement that covers all dimensions of global migration. The legally non-binding pact aims to promote efforts to strengthen regular migration pathways and protect the human rights of migrants. Its objectives and commitments provide states and international agencies a means to coordinate migration policies and ensure that migration works for all.
- Discuss details about the agreement and how it proves useful in dealing with the migrant crisis.
- Explain about the migrant crisis caused by several factors such as climate change, political and social conflicts etc which are leading to this issue gaining prominence off late. Thereafter, also touch upon the nature of migrant crisis being faced in North east India.
- Discuss how the above agreement can help in resolving such issues
Conclusion – Highlight the importance of the agreement and discuss way forward.