Ukraine postpones accession to the Global Compact for Migration
As stated in the Joint comment of Foreign Ministry, State Migration Service of Ukraine on Intergovernmental Conference to adopt Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, Ukraine will later consider possible accession to the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration once the necessary conditions are in place.
The document also reaffirmed the commitment of Ukrainian Government to fulfilling its obligations under international conventions and treaties on human rights, readmission, and related matters.
According to the data provided by the State Migration Service of Ukraine, as of 1 October 2018, there were 275,030 registered migrants in Ukraine. Over just nine months of 2018, the State Migration Service of Ukraine has issued 10,410 immigration permits and 33,567 temporary residence certificates.