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

TEXTS


HUMAN RIGHTS CONVENTIONS


LINKS

Buracec, E.: Mobility Partnership Moldova, 2012

EU Immigration Portal: The European Commission Web Portal on Immigration,since 2011

McCormick, A.: Migration Myths: Migration & Unemployment, 2012

Weinar, A.: Mobility Partnerships in the EU, 2012

Banulescu-Bogdan, N.: Role of Civil Society in EU Migration Policy, 2011

UNECE: Migratory. Online inventory of sources on migration, 2011

Collett, E.: Explaining Europe´s Schengen Struggle, 2011

Düvell, F.:
Transit, migration and politics: Trends and constructions on the fringes of Europe, 2008

Cangiano, A.: Population Change and the Latent Demand for Migration in the 21th Century Europe, 2010

Penninx, R./Scholten, P.:
Research-Policy Dialogues on Migration and Integration in Europe, 2009

Kraler, A./Kofman, E.: Family migration in Euope: policies vs. reality, 2009

Angenendt, St./Parkes, R.: The Blue Card Impasse, 2010

Angenendt, St./Parkes, R.: Asylum and Immigration Cooperation after Lisbon, 2009

Cassarino, J.-P.: EU-Mobility Partnerships, 2009

Collett, E.: The European Union´s Stockholm Programm, 2010

Country Profile: European Union, 2009

European Web Site on Integration

EU-MIDIS: European Union Minorities and Discrimination Survey, 2009

IOM Thematic Study: Migration and the Economic Crisis in the European Union, 2010

Jesuit Refugee Service: Detention Centers in Europe

Migrant Integration Policy Index (MIPEX), 2010

European Pact on Immigration and Asylum, 2008

Grant, S.: Migrant´s Human Rights, 2005

MacDonald E./Choleswinki R.: Migrant Workers Convention in Europe, 2007

Vogel, D./Cyrus, N.: Irregular Migration in Europe – Doubts about the Effectiveness of Control Strategies, 2008

Westin, C.:
European Integration: A matter of acknowledging identities, 2008

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