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A/HRC/44/42/ADD.1: Visit to Hungary - Report of the Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants


11 May 2020

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The Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants, Felipe González Morales, visited Hungary from 10 to 17 July 2019.

During his visit, the Special Rapporteur met with the relevant government authorities, representatives of the judiciary, relevant United Nations agencies, funds and programmes, the European Border and Coastguard Agency and civil society organizations, as well as migrants. In addition to meetings with relevant interlocutors, the Special Rapporteur conducted visits to facilities for migrants. The visits enabled him to hold private interviews with migrant women, men, girls and boys in difficult situations.

The main objective of the visit was to assess existing laws, policies and practices in relation to the governance of migration in Hungary and their impact on the human rights of migrants of all categories, including migrant workers, asylum seekers and migrants in an irregular situation.

Issued By:

Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants

Delivered To:

the Human Rights Council at its 44th session