20 years of the MWC: Celebration and Challenge

DATE: 31-Dec-2015

A global campaign to challenge countries to protect the human rights of migrants in the face of continued abuse and disrespect was launched to mark the 20th anniversary of the adoption by the United Nations General Assembly of the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migra...

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Date Confirmed for the 3rd Lawyers Beyond Borders Conference

DATE: 14-Nov-2015

The 3rd Conference of the Lawyers Beyond Borders (LBB) Network is scheduled on 14-15 November 2015 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The conference will be held at the Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel. This year’s meeting will focus on the following key objectives: Review progress on the action plan from...

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International Migrants Day

DATE: 18-Dec-2015

On 4 December 2000, the UN General Assembly, taking into account the large and increasing number of migrants in the world, proclaimed 18 December as International Migrants Day. On 18 December 1990, the General Assembly had adopted the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All M...

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Global Forum for Migration and Development 2015

DATE: 30-Nov--0001

The Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) 2015 will be held at the Lütfi Kirdar – Istanbul Convention and Exhibition Centre between 12 and 16 October 2015 in Istanbul, Turkey. The week will open with the GFMD Civil Society Days (CSD) on 12 and 13 October 2015. A shared session with ...

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