OHCHR's Recommended Principles And Guidelines On Human Rights At International Borders

Submitted by Costanza Bindi on

OHCHR’s Recommended Principles and Guidelines on Human Rights at International Borders are the result of wide-ranging expert consultations to draw up normative guidelines on the governance of international borders. They are intended to inform the work of States, international agencies and other stakeholders with an interest in human rights-based border governance. The Principles and Guidelines accompanied the report of the Secretary-General on Protection of Migrants (A/69/277) presented to the 69th session of the General Assembly held in 2014. 

ASEAN Declaration on The Protection of Migrant Workers and Family Members in Crisis Situations

Submitted by Ms. Anqi ZHANG on

The Declaration recognises the need to provide humanitarian assistance to all migrants and their family members—regardless of their legal status— during crisis situations. It encourages the ASEAN Member States to include migrant workers and their families in all stages of crisis management and ensure they have access to continuing support.

DEMAC - Diaspora Emergency Action & Coordination

Submitted by Ms. Anqi ZHANG on

DEMAC - Diaspora Emergency Action & Coordination, is a global initiative that works for a deeper understanding of diasporas as humanitarian actors and strives for better coordination between diaspora organizations, local networks and the institutional humanitarian system. 

Founded in 2015, DEMAC aims to increase engagement, visibility, and recognition for diaspora organizations within the humanitarian system. By fostering a deeper understanding of diasporas as transnational humanitarian actors, DEMAC contributes to transforming the humanitarian ecosystem.

I belong

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on

As part of the Migrant Integration Strategy & Action Plan (Vision 2020), the 'I Belong?' programme aims to provide a holistic approach to integration. The first step in this direction would be through the knowledge of the country's official languages and cultural awareness.

Bilateral Labor Agreements between the Philippines and Germany

The governments of the Republic of the Philippines and the Federal Republic of Germany signed two new labor agreements to enhance partnerships for the deployment of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) in the healthcare industry and other professional services.

It ensures equality of treatment and social protection for migrant workers. The BLA also applies social dialogue by ensuring that inclusion of trade unions from both the countries of origin and destination (PSLINK/Philippines and Ver.di/Germany) in the oversight committee.

Anonymous (not verified)

Vanuatu Climate change and disaster-induced
displacement policy

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on

Vanuatu is one of the first countries regionally and globally to prepare a comprehensive policy on internal displacement stemming from disasters and climate change which includes recommended actions on return and reintegration, local integration and planned relocation, as well as integrating human mobility into development planning across

Kampala Ministerial Declaration on Migration, Environment and Climate Change for Eastern and Horn of Africa State

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The Kampala Ministerial Declaration on Migration, Environment, and Climate Change (KDMECC) outlines 12 commitments by its signatory countries to address the effects of climate change on human mobility in the East and Horn of Africa region.

Un Solo Rumbo ('One Course')

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Un Solo Rumbo, is an awareness campaign to eradicate any form of discrimination, because all human beings have the right to be treated with dignity and respect, regardless of their origin. This campaign is developed in the northern border of Ecuador, and other regions with a large presence of migrants.

E-Mindful Project

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Aware of the divisive potential of an increasing polarized public discourse on migration, the project will pool lessons from selected awareness-raising campaigns on migration. Such analysis will offer evidence-based grounds to develop innovative prototypes of awareness-raising/edutainment formats in collaboration with communication experts at the national level, including University faculties of semiotics, communication and marketing, schools of journalism/TV/radio and art.

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