CSW Parallel Event

Join this MRI co-sponsored parallel event on March 12, 2015, organized by the Women & Global Migration Working Group.  Since Beijing in 1995, the feminization of migrant labour has grown exponentially. Efforts to implement the Beijing Platform have been locked to a pro-growth economic model focused on exports (including the export of women’s labour), privatization, […]

MRI Celebrates 20 years!

In the course of the past two decades, our members and partners have worked tirelessly to make the protection of migrants’ rights a priority in international fora, including the UN Human Rights Council, the World Summit on Social Development (Copenhagen), the World Conference on Women (Beijing, 1995), the Global Forum on Migration & Development, and […]

Step It Up: Dignity, Rights Development

MRI is excited to announce its support of a new campaign for the ratification of the Migrant Workers Convention: Step It Up: Dignity, Rights, Development. Step it Up is a global campaign, launched by Migrant Forum in Asia (MFA), MRI and affiliated civil society organizations, including trade union partners, the Committee on the Protection of […]

New Recommended Principles & Guidelines on Human Rights at Borders

This week, representatives of the Global Coalition on Migration are in New York to welcome there release of “Recommended Principles & Guidelines on Human Rights at International Borders”—a document that will be released during the UN General Assembly on October 22nd. The document on human rights at borders was drafted under the auspices of the Office of […]