Will Lebanon’s support of UN compacts benefit Syrian refugees?
A number of Lebanese civil society organizations were involved in advising on the creation of the GCM. The Insan Association , which advocates for the rights of migrants, organized the Middle East’s regional civil society consultation , held Aug. 24-25, 2017. The purpose was to identify humanitarian priorities and then pass them along to the UN Secretariat overseeing the drafting of the resolution. “The GCM is a universal declaration, and Lebanon is a country that has 14 million Lebanese abroad