CENTRAL HUMAN RIGHTS CONVENTIONS OVERVIEW RELATED TO (FORCED) MIGRATION


Selected United Nations Conventions

Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (1948)

Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees (1951)

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (1965)

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (1966)

International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (1966)

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (1979)

Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (1984)

Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989)

Selected Council of Europe Conventions

Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (1950)

Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities (1995)

Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (2005)

Selected European Union Instruments

Charter of Fundamental Rights (2000)
The charter brings together in a single document rights previously found in a variety of legislative instruments, such as in national and EU laws, as well as in international conventions from the Council of Europe, the United Nations (UN) and the International Labour Organisation (ILO).

Racial Equality Directive (2000/43/EC)

Compiled by Anne von Oswald, Network Migration in Europe, 2010

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HUMAN RIGHTS CONVENTIONS


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IOM: Migration and Development Buzz? Rethinking the Migration Development Nexus and Policies, 2012

McLoughlin et al.: Temporary and circular migration, 2011

Bakewell, O.: Migration and Development. A Briefing Note, 2008

Bauböck, R.: Ties across Borders: the Growing Salience of Transnationalism and Diaspora Politics, 2008

Brubaker, R.: The 'Diaspora' Diaspora, 2008

Castles, S.: Development and Migration - Migration and Development: What Comes First? 2008

Chappell, L./Laczko, F.: What Are We Really Achieving? Building an Evaluation Culture in Migration and Development, 2011

Faist, T.: Migrants as Transnational Development Agents: an Inquiry into the Newest Round of the Migration-Development Nexus, 2008

Gamlen, A.: Why Engage Diasporas? 2008

Garg, A./Barajas, A./Chami, R./Fullenkamp, C.: The Global Financial Crisis and Workers' Remittances to Africa: What's the Damage, 2010

Haas, H. de: Development Drivers of International Migration, 2010

Haas, H. de: Migration and Development: a Theoretical Perspective, 2010

Hayes B./Bunyan, T.: Migration, Development and the EU Security Agenda, 2008

Hönekopp, E./Mattila, H.: Permanent or Circular Migration? Policy Choices to Address Demographic Decline and Labour Shortages in Europe, 2008

IMI: Migration and Development, New perspectives on the Mexico-US and Morocco-EU Comparison, 2010

Newland, K./Hiroyuki, T.: Mobilizing Diaspora Entrepreneurship for Development, 2010

Newland, K.: Migration and Development Policy: What Have We Learned? 2011

Smith, L. / Naerssen, T. van: Migrants: Suitable brokers of Development? 2009

Terrazas, A.: Connected Through Service: Diaspora Volunteers and Global Development, 2010

Tomei, G.: Cultural and Symbolic Dimensions of the Migration-Development Nexus. The Salience of Community, 2011

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