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The present report is submitted pursuant to General Assembly resolution 73/195 of 19 December 2018, in which the Assembly requested the Secretary-General, drawing on the United Nations Network on Migration, to report to the Assembly on a biennial basis on the implementation of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular migration, the activities of the United Nations system in this regard, as well as the functioning of the institutional arrangements. The present report also responds to the request made by the Assembly in its resolution 73/326 of 19 July 2019 for the Secretary-General, as part of the biennial report preceding each forum, drawing on the Network, to provide guidance for the deliberations during the forum, including the envisaged round tables and policy debate, and to make the report available at least 12 weeks ahead of each forum. The report builds on the inputs and outcomes from the Global Compact regional reviews, as well as dedicated Member State and stakeholder consultations and discussions with United Nations system entities. The drafting of the report was overseen by the Network’s Executive Committee, comprising the International Labour Organization, the International Organization for Migration, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, the United Nations Children’s Fund, the Department of Economic and Social Affairs, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the United Nations Development Programme and the World Health Organization.