The Relation Between the Civil Society and the Governments in the Migratory Processes in South America

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Santillo, Mario
Apr 2005
This paper aims to point out the proposals presented to the governments, launched by the organizations working with migratory issues and human rights, whenever a meeting related to these issues has taken place in South America. In addition, this paper will also present the most relevant conclusions reached by South American governments in several annual conferences on migration issues. The most important topics are: human rights, the regularization of regional illegal migrant's migratory situation, the ratification of the "Convention of Workers and Families", national migratory policies, follow-ups on the migrants inside and outside the region, remittances, work and professional reinsertion of former migrants, brain drain, among others.