In the sixth episode of season two, Margaret Walton-Roberts discusses the difficulties governing of international migration. With national sovereignty and domestic political sensitivities at play, Walton-Roberts says that global conventions on migrant workers' rights are very difficult to agree upon and implement. With tens of millions of individuals crossing borders to find work each year, international migration flows represent one of the most significant challenges to global governance organizations.

Margaret Walton-Roberts is the director of Wilfrid Laurier University's International Migration Research Centre.

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