SIMN enjoys ECOSOC consultative status at the United Nations and has established strong relationships with policy makers and civil society organizations at the local, national, and international levels. SIMN participates in global, regional, and national processes on migration governance; organizes conferences and seminars on migration and related issues, including the International Forum on Migration and Peace; supports scientific research on migration policies; and collaborates with other civil society organizations to safeguard the legal rights of migrants.