The Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families

The United Nations and Human Rights: A Critical Appraisal, 2nd ed., P. Alston & F. Megret, eds, Oxford University Press, 2020, pp. 601-644

31 Pages Posted: 7 Dec 2013 Last revised: 30 Apr 2020

See all articles by Vincent Chetail

Vincent Chetail

Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (HEI)

Date Written: December 6, 2013

Abstract

This chapter offers a comprehensive overview of the Migrant Workers Committee, its mandate and activities. The membership and functioning of the Committee as well as its monitoring functions are analysed and compared against those of other existing supervisory mechanisms. Further emphasis is placed on the cooperation of the Migrant Workers Committee with a large number of stakeholders, such as the ILO and UN treaty bodies, but also other concerned international and non-governmental organisations (including IOM and UNHCR).

Keywords: migrant workers, treaty body, ILO, UNHCR, IOM, migration, human rights of migrants, domestic workers, undocumented migrants, International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of their Families

Suggested Citation

Chetail, Vincent, The Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families (December 6, 2013). The United Nations and Human Rights: A Critical Appraisal, 2nd ed., P. Alston & F. Megret, eds, Oxford University Press, 2020, pp. 601-644, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2364494 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2364494

Vincent Chetail (Contact Author)

Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (HEI) ( email )

PO Box 136
Geneva, CH-1211
Switzerland

Here is the Coronavirus
related research on SSRN

Paper statistics

Downloads
389
Abstract Views
1,898
rank
81,962
PlumX Metrics