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Urgent need to protect the rights of migrant children

Join hands to protect the human rights of all migrants

Protect the human rights of all migrants 

Immigration control must not compromise human rights

Children and migration – protecting rights for a better future

A human rights approach to global migration governance

Guide on Ratification of the migrants rights convention

Creative solution: a unified contract to protect domestic migrant workers

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Information Note: Protect the human rights of all migrants (PDF)

OHCHR study on the human rights of migrant children (Word)

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Deportation of Migrant Workers

Migration and Human Rights - Other International standards

Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 10 December 1948

International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, 16 December 1966

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, 16 December 1966

International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, 21 December 1965

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, 18 December 1979

Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading treatment or Punishment, 10 December 1984

Convention on the Rights of the Child, 20 November 1989

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children, child prostitutionand child, 25 May 2000

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflicts, 25 May 2000

International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families, 18 December 1990

ILO, Convention No. 97 concerning Migration for Employment (revised), 1949

ILO, Recommendation No. 86 concerning Migration for Employment (Revised 1949)

ILO, Convention No. 143 concerning Migrant Workers

ILO, Recommendation No 151 concerning Migrant Workers (1975)

United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime and its Protocols

Declaration on the Human Rights of Individuals Who are not Nationals of the Country in which They Live, 13 December 1985

Durban Declaration and Programme of Action

Recommended Principles and Guidelines on Human Rights and Human Trafficking- Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to the Economic and Social Council- E/2002/68/Add.1

Resolution of the UN Commission on Human Rights on the human rights of migrants, 2005 - E/CN.4/RES/2005/47

Resolution of the UN General Assembly on Protection of Migrants, 2004 - A/RES/59/194

 

 
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