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Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families

The Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of their Families (CMW) is the body of independent experts that works to protect the rights of the millions of migrant workers around the world.

Migrant workers and their families often experience marginalization, xenophobia, and poor living and working conditions.In serious cases, they suffer exploitation, expulsion, and risk to life.The Committee monitors how States are implementing the Convention and protecting the human rights of migrants.

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States parties reporting

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All States parties are obliged to submit regular reports to the Committee on how the rights of migrant workers are being protected.

Reporting guidelines
Calendar of country reviews & documentation deadlines
Country-specific information overview

View the database of progress reports by one or more of these criteria.

Contact information

Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of their Families (CMW)
Human Rights Council and Treaty Mechanisms Division
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
Palais Wilson - 52, rue des Pâquis
CH-1201 Geneva (Switzerland)

Mailing address:
OHCHR-UNOG
8-14 Avenue de la Paix, 1211 Geneve 10, Switzerland
Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @UNTreatyBodies

For individual complaints:
Petitions and Inquiries Section
Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of their Families
Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
United Nations Office at Geneva
8-14 Avenue de la Paix, 1211 Geneve 10, Switzerland
Email: [email protected]

Photo credit: EPA/Oliver Weiken

Status of ratifications

There are 56 States parties to the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families.

CMW ratification, including all declarations and reservations