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COMMITTEE ON MIGRANT WORKERS

Eighth meeting of States parties to the Convention on Migrant Workers in order to elect seven members of the Migrant Workers Committee

The eight meeting of States parties to the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of their Families (ICRMW) will be held on Wednesday 28 June 2017, at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. The purpose of the meeting is to elect 7 members of the Committee on Migrant Workers (CMW) to replace those whose terms of office will expire on 31 December 2016.

Members are elected for a term of four years by States parties in accordance with article 72 of the Convention. Members serve in their personal capacity and may be re-elected if renominated.

States parties to the Convention have been invited to nominate their candidates by 31 March 2017.

General Information


Note verbale from the Secretary General to the State Parties to the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families EFS

Membership of the Committee

EFS

Information on the requirements, responsibilities and entitlements relating to treaty body membership

EFS


Article 72 of the Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families

EFS

Biographical Data Form

EFS

Provisional Rules of Procedure

A C E F R S

GA resolution A/RES/68/268: Strengthening and enhancing the effective functioning of the human rights treaty body system

ACEFRS


Documentation


Provisional agenda

CMW/SP/16

A C E F R S

Note of the Secretary General including the biographical data of nominees

CMW/SP/17

A C E F R S
Summary of Elections-E

The candidates and their CVs as submitted by the States parties:


Name

Nominated by

Nomination received

Mr. Prasad KARIYAWASAM Sri Lanka 17/11/2016
Mr. Md. Shahidul HAQUEBangladesh25/01/2017
Mr. Ahmadou TALL​Senegal​03/02/2017
Mr. Jose S. BRILLANTES​Philippines​14/02/2017
Mr. Azad TAGHI-ZADA​Azerbaijan​27/02/2017
Ms. Fatoumata Abdourhamane DICKO​Mali​14/03/2017
Mr. Mamane OUMARIA​Niger​23/03/2017
Mr. Germain Zong-Naba PIME​Burkina Faso​23/03/2017
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Migration, human rights and governance - Handbook for Parliamentarians N° 24
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Situations of migrants in transit
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OHCHR’s recommended Principles and Guidelines on Human Rights at International Borders
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The Economic, Social and Cultural Rights of Migrants in an irregular situation
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Behind Closed Doors - Protecting and promoting the human rights of migrant domestic workers in an irregular situation
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