External Documents & Multimedia

UN Framework Documents and Guidelines on Migrants & Refugees
Reports of UN Secretaries-General and their Special Representatives for International Migration
  • SG Guterres’ Making Migration Work for All, input to the drafting of the Global Compact for Migration (January 2018)
  • SRSG Arbour’s Issue Brief #6 for the GCM: Irregular migration and regular pathways, including decent work, labour mobility, recognition of skills and qualifications and other relevant measures (September 2017)
  • SRSG Arbour’s Issue Brief #5 for the GCM: Smuggling of migrants, trafficking in persons and contemporary forms of slavery, including appropriate identification, protection and assistance to migrants and trafficking victims (August 2017)
  • SRSG Arbour’s Issue Brief #4 for the GCM: Contributions of migrants and diasporas to all dimensions of sustainable development, including remittances and portability of earned benefits (July 2017)
  • SRSG Arbour’s Issue Brief #3 for the GCM: International cooperation and governance of migration in all its dimensions, including at borders, on transit, entry, return, readmission, integration and reintegration (June 2017)
  • SRSG Arbour’s Issue Brief #2 for the GCM: Addressing drivers of migration, including adverse effects of climate change, natural disasters and human-made crises, through protection and assistance, sustainable development, poverty eradication, conflict prevention and resolution (May 2017)
  • SRSG Arbour’s Issue Brief #1 for the GCM: Human rights of all migrants, social inclusion, cohesion and all forms of discrimination, including racism, xenophobia and intolerance (April 2017)
  • SRSG Sutherland Report, input to the GCM with recommendations for
    managing migration better through international cooperation (February 2017)
  • SG Ban’s In Safety and Dignity: Addressing Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants (April 2016)
  • SG Ban’s The Road to Dignity by 2030 (December 2014)
Reports of OHCHR and Special Rapporteurs on the Human Rights of Migrants
UNHCR Global Trend Reports
UN Women Expert Working Group’s Guidance Series on the Global Compact for Migration for Governments (2018)
  • Issue #1Steps for Ensuring a Gender-Responsive GCM
  • Issue #2Steps for Ensuring Gender-Responsive Access to Services and to Justice in the Global Compact for Migration
  • Issue #3Gender-responsive approach for promoting and protecting the rights of children and families in migration
  • Issue #4Realizing the human rights, including labor rights of women migrant workers
  • Issue #5Implementing a gender-responsive global compact for migration
Civil Society Papers

Accompanying document: Recommended Principles for Children on the Move and Other Children Affected by Migration in English, Spanish, French, Arabic, and Portuguese


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