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UNRIC Library Backgrounder: Migration

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Refugees and Migrants:
http://refugeesmigrants.un.org/

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

UN Entities

 

Further information

 

Conferences and Observances

 

UN Treaties and Declarations

 

Selected UN Documents

  • UN documents on the Intergovernmental Conference to adopt a Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (2018, Morocco): https://bit.ly/37iYXEv
  • A/HRC/47/30 (12 May 2021): Report on means to address the human rights impact of pushbacks of migrants on land and at sea: Report of the Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants, Felipe González Morales: https://undocs.org/A/HRC/47/30
  • A/RES/75/226: International migration and development: resolution / adopted by the General Assembly on 20 December 2020: http://undocs.org/A/RES/75/226
  • A/75/542 (26 October 2020): Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration: Report of the Secretary-General: http://undocs.org/A/75/542
  • A/75/292 (5 August 2020): International migration and development: report of the Secretary-General: http://undocs.org/A/75/292
  • ST/ESA/SER.A/441 (2000) SDG indicator 10.7.2: number of countries with migration policies to facilitate orderly, safe, regular and responsible migration and mobility of people: data booklet: https://digitallibrary.un.org/record/3908036?ln=en
  • A/HRC/EMRIP/2019/2/Rev.1 (18 September 2019): Indigenous peoples’ rights in the context of borders, migration and displacement: Study of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous People: https://undocs.org/A/HRC/EMRIP/2019/2/Rev.1
  • A/HRC/41/38 (15 April 2019): The impact of migration on migrant women and girls: a gender perspective Report of the Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants: https://undocs.org/A/HRC/41/38
  • A/RES/73/195: Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration: resolution / adopted by the General Assembly on 19 December 2018: http://undocs.org/A/RES/73/195
    “Annex: Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration” p. 2-36
  • /CONF.231/3 (30 July 2018): Draft outcome document of the Conference : Intergovernmental Conference to Adopt the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration : note / by the President of the General Assembly: http://undocs.org/A/CONF.231/3
    Annex: Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration”: p. 2-31.
  • A/72/643 (12 December 2017): Making migration work for all: Report of the Secretary-General: http://undocs.org/A/72/643
  • A/71/728 (3 February 2017): Report of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Migration: http://undocs.org/A/71/728
  • 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: New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants: Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 19 September 2016: 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/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

12 May 2021
not an official document – for information only
https://unric.org/en/unric-library-backgrounder-migration/

 

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