Monday, 25 September 2017

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UNRIC Library Backgrounder: Migration

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UN Entities
'Refugees' and 'Migrants'- Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
(UNHCR News Stories, 16 March 2016):
http://www.unhcr.org/56e95c676.html 

 


Further information

Conferences and Observances

UN Treaties and Declarations

Selected UN Documents
  • A/HRC/34/31 (26 January 2017): Principles and practical guidance on the protection of the human rights of migrants in vulnerable situations: report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights:
    http://undocs.org/A/HRC/34/31
    Submitted pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 32/14. Includes glossary (p. 13-15).
  • A/RES/71/1 (19 September 2016): New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants: 
    http://undocs.org/A/RES/71/1
  • A/RES/70/296 (25 July 2016): Agreement concerning the Relationship between the United Nations and the International Organization for Migration:
    http://undocs.org/A/RES/70/296
  • A/70/59 (21 April 2016): In safety and dignity: addressing large movements of refugees and migrants: Report of the Secretary-General:
    http://undocs.org/A/70/59
    Submitted pursuant to General Assembly decision 70/539; provides background and recommendations in preparation for the High-Level Plenary Meeting on Addressing Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants, to be held on 19 Sep. 2016.
  • A/69/302 (11 August 2014): Human rights of migrants : note / by the Secretary-General:
    http://undocs.org/A/69/302
    Transmits report of the Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants, François Crépeau, submitted in accordance with General Assembly resolution 68/179.
  • A/69/277 (7 August 2014): Promotion and protection of human rights, including ways and means to promote the human rights of migrants : report of the Secretary-General:
    http://undocs.org/A/69/277
  • A/69/207 (30 July 2014): International migration and development : report of the Secretary-General:
    http://undocs.org/A/69/207
  • A/HRC/23/46 (24 April 2013): Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants, François Crépeau : regional study : management of the external borders of the European Union and its impact on the human rights of migrants:
    http://undocs.org/A/HRC/23/46
  • A/65/156 (21 July 2010): Promotion and protection of human rights, including ways and means to promote the human rights of migrants: Report of the Secretary-General:
    http://undocs.org/A/65/156
  • A/HRC/15/29 (5 July 2010): Study of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on challenges and best practices in the implementation of the international framework for the protection of the rights of the child in the context of migration:
    http://undocs.org/A/HRC/15/29
  • E/CN.9/2008/3/Corr.1 (13 February 2008): World population monitoring, focusing on population distribution, urbanization, internal migration and development : report of the Secretary-General: corrigendum:
    http://undocs.org/E/CN.9/2008/3/Corr.1
  • E/CN.9/2008/4 (17 January 2008): Monitoring of population programmes focusing on population distribution, urbanization, internal migration and development : report of the Secretary-General:
    http://undocs.org/E/CN.9/2008/3

Selected Statements and Speeches of UN Officials

Research & Documentation

Selection of Publications available online

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http://together.un.org/

TOGETHER is a United Nations initiative
that promotes respect safety and dignity
for refugees and migrants.

 

16 February 2017
not an official document - for information only
http://www.unric.org/en/unric-library/29751