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New Zealand backs UN migration deal as Australia says no

While the UN Compact on Migration was adopted by 164 governments, New Zealand has been mulling its options amid lobbying from across the political spectrum.

  • Source AAP – SBS

New Zealand won’t be joining Australia in refusing to sign a non-binding United Nations migration agreement and has called claims the deal would undermine its national sovereignty “falsehoods”.

The Morrison government last month said it would not be signing the UN Global Compact on Migration, despite having been actively negotiating the wording for two years, because it…

In a decision announced on…

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