Informal meeting with States and other stakeholders

Wednesday, 5 September, Palais des Nations, Room XVI.

The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the various activities of the Committee, including promotional activities and advocacy initiatives with partners, the Global Compact on Migration, the working methods of the Committee, the new general comment on the right to liberty and protection against arbitrary detention of migrants, and challenges relating to ratification of the Convention. 

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The United Nations has launched a new online accreditation platform (Indico). Members of Civil Society and representatives of National Human Rights Institutions and others who wish to attend any sessions of the Committee are required to register individually online. Registration forms used in the past are no longer accepted.

The 29th session of the CMW Committee will be open for online registration from 23 July to 6 September 2018.   

If you wish to attend the informal meeting with States and other stakeholders, please make sure that you are using one of the following browsers to register: Google Chrome, Mozilla, Firefox, Safari, Edge or Opera and create your account in Indico. When you register for the 29th session, to attend this specific meeting, check the 5 September (15:00) box.

User Guide for conference participants.

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Meetings and deadlines

Fact Sheet No.24
Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish

Migration, human rights and governance - Handbook for Parliamentarians N° 24
English | French | Spanish

Situations of migrants in transit
English | French | Spanish

OHCHR’s recommended Principles and Guidelines on Human Rights at International Borders
English | French | Spanish

Behind Closed Doors - Protecting and promoting the human rights of migrant domestic workers in an irregular situation

Shining new light on the UN Migrant Workers Convention (Alan Desmond, 2018)

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