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Lebanon: a Code of Conduct to recruit migrant domestic workers

Lebanon: a Code of Conduct to recruit migrant domestic workers

A newly-lunched Code of Conduct provides guidance to recruiting agencies on promoting and protecting the rights of migrant domestic workers in Lebanon.
Migrant workers: their right to health care

Migrant workers: their right to health care

The Special Rapporteur on the right to health says many of the more than a hundred million migrants who leave their countries every year have little or no access to medical help of any kind.
Human rights are not a matter of charity

Human rights are not a matter of charity

Calling on all States to ratify the Convention on Migrant Workers, UN Human Rights chief Navi Pillay says human rights are not a matter of charity or a reward for obeying immigration rules.
Standing up for the rights of migrant domestic workers

Standing up for the rights of migrant domestic workers

A UN treaty body responsible for monitoring and protecting the rights of migrant workers steps up the pressure for recognition of the particular vulnerabilities of domestic migrant workers
People on the move: safeguarding the rights of migrants

People on the move: safeguarding the rights of migrants

In her capacity as Chair of the Global Migration Group, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights calls for a human rights-based approach to global migration.
Migration: a global governance issue

Migration: a global governance issue

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warns that xenophobia is on the rise and urges the international community to search for smart solutions to an extraordinarily complex issue.
Urgent need to protect the rights of migrant children

Urgent need to protect the rights of migrant children

A new study by the United Nations Human Rights office has identified “serious protection gaps for migrant children in every region of the world.”
Join hands to protect the human rights of all migrants

Join hands to protect the human rights of all migrants

All members of the Global Migration Group have agreed to focus the inter-agency body's work on the theme of the effective protection of the human rights of all migrants in the second half of 2010
Protect the human rights of all migrants

Protect the human rights of all migrants

The United Nations Human Rights office denounces mistreatment of migrants and urges respect for their rights.
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