Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Meeting on "Migration and human rights: towards the 2013 High-level Dialogue on International Migration and Development", 4 September 2013
This high-level meeting was organized by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and coincided with the launch of the OHCHR report on Migration and Human Rights: Improving Human Rights-Based Governance of International Migration, which was prepared in response to a decision of the UN Secretary-General's Policy Committee in December 2012.
The ILO provided input to this report and also participated in the meeting and specifically in the second panel which focused on Roundtable 2 of the High-level Dialogue: "Protecting and promoting the human rights of migrants". ILO Deputy Director-General, Mr Greg Vines, delivered a presentation on "Decent Work: A Rights-based Approach to Labour Migration and Development". The panel also included H.E. Juan José Camacho, Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Mexico to the UN, and H.E. Eva Akerman Börje, Ambassador, Secretariat for the Swedish Chairmanship of the Global Forum on Migration and Development.