Draft General Comment No. 5 on Migrants' Rights to Liberty and Freedom from Arbitrary Detention

Concept Note and Call for Inputs

The Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families invite all stakeholders to provide inputs to this initiative through a questionnaire by 1 April 2019 (see below).

Responses to the questionnaire should be sent electronically in Word format to the email: indicating "Submission for General Comment on Migrants" Right to Liberty” in the subject heading.

Submissions should not exceed 10 pages. Written submissions will not be translated and should preferably be submitted in English. Submissions in French and Spanish will also be accepted.

All submissions will be posted on the webpage of the Committee unless explicitly indicated to the contrary.

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Fact Sheet No.24
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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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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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