Useful UN docs, statements & related resources on the human rights of migrants

Useful UN documents, statements and related resources on the protection of the human rights of migrants

This is a list of mostly relatively recent, and relatively brief, pieces in some cases specifically produced in the context of the Compact.  The list does not include the core human rights instruments and labor standards themselves.

2017 Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Statement on the Duties of States towards refugees and migrants under the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, 13 March 2017, E/C.12/2017/1, http://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/CESCR/Pages/CESCRIndex.aspx

2010 UN Global Migration Group statement on rights of migrants in an irregular situation, http://www.globalmigrationgroup.org/content/human-rights-overview

2013 Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants, report to the UN General Assembly on a human-rights framework for global migration governance, https://documents.un.org/prod/ods.nsf/home.xsp, and search for symbol A/68/283

2017 Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants, report to the 35th Human Rights Council on a 2035 Agenda for facilitating human mobility, http://www.ohchr.org/Documents/Issues/Migration/A_HRC_35_25_EN.pdf

CERD General Recommendation XXX on Discrimination against non-citizens, http://www2.ohchr.org/english/bodies/cerd/docs/CERD-GC30.doc

UNWomen recommendations for the Global Compact, http://www.unwomen.org/en/digital-library/publications/2017/3/addressing-womens-rights-in-global-compact-for-migration

ILO Labour Standards, http://www.ilo.org/global/standards/introduction-to-international-labour-standards/lang–en/index.htm

Global Migration Group/OHCHR Principles and Guidelines, supported by practical guidance, on the human rights protection of migrants in vulnerable situations (DRAFT), http://www.ohchr.org/EN/Issues/Migration/Pages/Draftsforcomments.aspx

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