Signatories

A full list of Commission member signatories and other public signatories to the Convention can be found below. 

Commission Member Signatories

  • Diego Acosta, Reader in European and Migration Law, University of Bristol Law School
  • T. Alexander AleinikoffUniversity Professor; Director, Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility, The New School
  • Kiran Meisan BanerjeePost-doctoral Research Fellow, Columbia Global Policy Initiative, Columbia University; Assistant Professor, Department of Political Studies, University of Saskatchewan
  • Elazar Barkan, Professor, School of International and Public Affairs; Director, Institute for the Study of Human Rights, Columbia University
  • Pierre Bertrand, Former Director, New York Office, UNHCR
  • Jagdish Bhagwati, University Professor, Columbia University
  • Joseph BlocherProfessor of Law, Duke University School of Law
  • Emma Borgnäs, Columbia Global Policy Initiative, Columbia University
  • Frans Bouwen, Founder and Director, The Hague Process on Refugees and Migration; Senior Advisor, Conflict Prevention and Migration, The Hague Institute for Global Justice; Senior Advisor to the President, FD Roosevelt Foundation
  • Sarah CliffeDirector, NYU Center on International Cooperation
  • François Crépeau, Full Professor; Director, Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism; Hans & Tamar Oppenheimer Chair in Public International Law, McGill University Faculty of Law; Special Rapporteur on Human Rights of Migrants, United Nations
  • Michael W. Doyle, Director, Columbia Global Policy Initiative; University Professor, Columbia University
  • Yasmine Ergas,* Director, Gender & Public Policy Specialization, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
  • David Scott FitzGerald, Theodore E. Gildred Chair in U.S.-Mexican Relations and Professor of Sociology; Co-Director, Center for Comparative Immigration Studies, University of California-San Diego
  • François Fouinat, Senior Adviser to SRSG for Migration and Development, United Nations
  • Justin Gest,* Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University; Co-Chair, IMBR Initiative Steering Committee
  • Bimal Ghosh, Senior Fellow, Graduate Institute for Interrnational and Development Studies, Geneva; Emeritus Professor, Graduate Institute of Public Administration, Bogota
  • Guy S. Goodwin-Gill, Professor of Law; Acting Director, Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law, University of New South Wales (UNSW); Emeritus Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford University; Barrister, Blackstone Chambers in London
  • Randall Hansen, Interim Director, Munk School of Global Affairs; Director, Centre for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies; Professor, Political Science, University of Toronto
  • Mats Karlsson, Director, Swedish Institute of International Affairs (SIIA)
  • Donald Kerwin, Executive Director, Center for Migration Studies of New York
  • Khalid Koser, Director, Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund
  • Rey KoslowskiAssociate Professor, Department of Political Science, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy, University at Albany – State University of New York (SUNY)
  • Ian Matthew Kysel,* Dash/Muse Fellow, Human Rights Institute, Georgetown University Law Center, Adjunct Professor of Law; Steering Committee Co-Chair, International Migrants Bill of Rights (IMBR) Initiative
  • Justin MacDermott, Former Adviser to SRSG for International Migration-Mr. Peter Sutherland, United Nations
  • Susan F. Martin, Donald G. Herzberg Professor Emerita of International Migration; Founder, Institute for the Study of International Migration, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University
  • Sarah Deardorff Miller, Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University; Adjunct Professor, School of International Service, American University; Adjunct Professor, School of Advanced Study, University of London
  • Elora Mukherjee, Associate Clinical Professor of Law; Director, Immigrants’ Rights Clinic, Columbia Law School
  • Parvati Nair, Founding Director, Institute on Globalization, Culture and Mobility (UNU-GCM), United Nations University; Professor, Hispanic, Cultural and Migration Studies, Queen Mary, University of London
  • Steven S. NamCenter for East Asian Studies, Stanford University; Chief Strategy Officer, Asset Exchange YOSEMITE
  • Daniel Naujoks, Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University; Adjunct Professor, Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy, The New School
  • José Antonio Ocampo, Professor of Professional Practice, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
  • Maggie Powers, Associate Director, Columbia Global Policy Initiative, Columbia University
  • Benedita Menezes Queiroz, Assistant Lecturer, Instituto de Ciências Jurídico-Políticas (ICJP); Researcher, Lisbon's Centre for Research in Public Law (CIDP)
  • S. Irudaya RajanChair Professor, International Migration, Centre for Development Studies, Kerala
  • Sarah Rosengaertner, Expert on Migration and Development, Columbia Global Policy Initiative
  • Bianca Z. Santos,* Immigration Attorney; Director, International Human Rights Program, Pangea Legal Services; Steering Committee Co-Chair, International Migrants Bill of Rights (IMBR) Initiative
  • Saskia Sassen, Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology, Columbia University
  • Peter Spiro, Charles R. Weiner Professor of Law, Temple University Law School
  • Colleen Thouez, Senior Research and Training Advisor, UN Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)
  • Joel P. TrachtmanProfessor of International Law, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University
  • Sérgio Aguilar, Professor of International Security, Universidade Estadual Paulista Júlio de Mesquita Filho (UNESP) (São Paulo State University)
  • Marie-Laure Basilien-Gainche,  Professor of Law, University Jean Moulin Lyon 3, Institut Universitaire de France
  • Rainer Bauböck, Professor of Social and Political Theory, European University Institute, Florence
  • Sandra Bermann, Cotsen Professor of the Humanities; Professor of Comparative Literature; Head of Whitman College, Princeton University
  • John R. Campbell, Reader in the Anthropology of Africa and Law,  SOAS University of London
  • Arthur Augusto Catraio,  Brazilian School of Public Administration; Getulio Vargas Foundation
  • Deen ChatterjeeProfessorial Fellow, S. J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah
  • André Corrêa d’AlmeidaAdjunct Associate Professor of International and Public Affairs and Assistant Director of MPA in Development Practice, Columbia University
  • Mireille Delmas-MartyProfessor Emerita, Collège de France
  • Sacha Goldman, Secretary General, Collegium International
  • Laura Hammond,  Reader in Development Studies, SOAS University of London
  • James P Ketterer, Dean of International Studies, Bard College
  • Binod Khadria, Professor, Zakir Husain Centre for Educational Studies, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi; Indian Council for Cultural Relations Chair (ICCR) Visiting Professor of India Studies, Rutgers State University, New Jersey
  • Daniel M. Kowalski, Editor-in-Chief, Bender's Immigration Bulletin (LexisNexis)
  • Chulwoo Lee, Professor of Law, Yonsei University Law School
  • Felipe Pait, Associate Professor, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
  • Nicoletta Policek,  Associate Professor in Policing and Criminology, University of Cumbria, UK
  • Marufi Kaleem Mohd Umar, Ministry of Refugees and Repatriation (MoRR) Afghanistan
  • Ernesto Zedillo Ponce de LeónFormer President of Mexico, Director, Yale Center for the Study of Globalization
  • Jacob Argue, undergraduate student, University of Utah
  • Julia Biango, graduate student, Columbia University
  • Tabea Bork-Hüffer, Professor of Human Geography, Institute of Geography, University of Innsbruck, Austria
  • Aaron Brown, University of Toronto
  • Michael Butcher, Mifran Inc.
  • Günter Christandl, Biologist
  • Julia Dahlvik, FH Campus Wien University of Applies Sciences
  • Gertrude Eigelsreiter-Jashari, Scientific Associate, Zentrum für Migrationsforschung
  • Michael Ertl, Economist, Chamber of Labour Vienna
  • Deborah Franklin, Teacher, Bryant & Stratton College
  • Rashmi Gajare, Preservationist, Cornell University
  • Gabriela Garcia Angelico, PhD student, Universidade Estadual Paulista Julio de Mesquita Filho - UNESP
  • Petra Herczeg, Department of Communication, University of Wien
  • Doan Ho, Graduate student, Columbia University
  • Ryan Johnson, Graduate student, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University
  • Tom Johnson, Tom Johnson Consulting, LLC
  • Sabine Klahr, Associate Chief Global Officer, Office for Global Engagement, University of Utah
  • Pelagia Konstantellou, Student 
  • Doris Landertshamer, Berufs- und Sozialpädagogin
  • Virginia Lee, Utah attorney
  • Gustavo Macedo, Visiting Research, Columbia Global Policy Initiative; University of São Paulo
  • Hannah Moats
  • Irene Persche
  • Samuel David Schmid, PhD Researcher in Political and Social Sciences, European University Institute in Florence.
  • Theo Peixoto Scudellari, Graduate student
  • Komal Thakkar, Graduate student, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University
  • Meddy Viardot, Managing Director, Cabinet Immo 2M
  • Jean Warren
  • Vincent Wong
  • Nanaho Yamanaka, Graduate student, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University
  • Maya Zaynetdinova, Student
  • Rabia Zafar, Graduate student, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University