IV. A."In his statement to the UN Human Rights Council, the Special Rapporteur highlighted the pressing need to address the complex patterns of human rights abuse directed against migrants.
He stressed that more than one third of migrants remained undocumented, residing far from their homes and families; those people, especially undocumented women and children, were one of the most vulnerable groups and routinely face violence, hostility and various abuses."
Summary: "The Special Rapporetur encourages UN Member States to ratify the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families."
10 August 2007
Item 72 (b) of the Provisional Agenda
Promotion and Protection of Human Rights: Human
rights questions, including alternative approaches for
improving the effective enjoyment of human rights and
Human Rights of Migrants
Note by the Secretary-General
The Secretary-General has the honour to transmit to the members of the General Assembly the Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants, Jorge Bustamante, submitted in accordance with Commission on Human Rights Resolution 1999/44.
Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants
To leave the list, send your request by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you.