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Protecting the Rights of Migrant Workers in an Irregular Situation and Addressing Irregular Labour Migration: A Compendium

The Compendium presents the situations that can lead migrant workers into irregularity, the rights of migrant workers in irregular situations, and the relevant international standards and good practice. It highlights laws, policies and practices that can help address irregular labour migration, and facilitate respect and promotion of the human rights of all migrant workers, regardless of status”. The Compendium is not intended to be exhaustive but is instead a living document that will be regularly updated with new examples and experiences. It seeks to encourage the sharing of good practices by states, social partners, and other actors concerned and to contribute to the attainment of the objectives of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular migration.

Date of Publication
Type of Resource
Target Audience
All
Author
International Labour Organization
Language
Geographic Scope
Workstream Output
No
Regional Review Process
No
SDGs
SDG.5 - Gender Equality
SDG.8 - Decent Work And Economic Growth
SDG.10 - Reduced Inequalities
SDG.16 - Peace, Justice And Strong Institutions
SDG Indicators
Indicator 10.7.1
Indicator 8.7.1
Indicator 8.8.1
Indicator 8.8.2
SDG Targets
Target 10.7
Target 16.2
Target 8.7
Target 8.8
Keywords
Detention (migration)
Gender
Human rights
International and Regional Cooperation
Irregular migration
Labour markets and employment
Labour migration
Migrant recruitment costs
Migrant rights
Migration governance and infrastructure
Migration policy and other public policies
Practices of facilitating travel & migration
Tags
Reducing vulnerabilities
Decent work
International labour standards
Status
Published

Protecting the Rights of Migrant Workers in an Irregular Situation and Addressing Irregular Labour Migration: A Compendium

Protecting the Rights of Migrant Workers in an Irregular Situation and Addressing Irregular Labour Migration: A Compendium

The Compendium presents the situations that can lead migrant workers into irregularity, the rights of migrant workers in irregular situations, and the relevant international standards and good practice. It highlights laws, policies and practices that can help address irregular labour migration, and facilitate respect and promotion of the human rights of all migrant workers, regardless of status”. The Compendium is not intended to be exhaustive but is instead a living document that will be regularly updated with new examples and experiences. It seeks to encourage the sharing of good practices by states, social partners, and other actors concerned and to contribute to the attainment of the objectives of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular migration.


*References to Kosovo shall be understood to be in the context of United Nations Security Council resolution 1244 (1999).