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Migration and human rights [electronic resource] : the United Nations Convention on Migrant Workers' Rights / edited by Ryszard Cholewinski, Paul de Guchteneire, Antoine Pécoud.

Contributor(s): Cholewinski, Ryszard I. (Ryszard Ignacy), 1964- | Guchteneire, P. F. A. de (Paul F. A.) | Pécoud, Antoine, 1974- | ebrary, Inc.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge, England : Cambridge University Press, 2009Description: xx, 452 p.Subject(s): International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of their Families (1990 December 18) | Human rights | Foreign workers -- Legal status, laws, etcGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 344.01544 Online resources: Click here for full text.
Contents:
1. Introduction: The UN Convention on Migrant Workers' Rights /​ Paul De Guchteneire and Antoine Pecoud Pt. I: 2. Migration and human rights: the uneasy but essential relationship /​ Graziano Battistella 3. Role of civil society in campaigning for and using the ICRMW /​ Mariette Grange and Marie D'Auchamp 4. Committee on Migrant Workers and implementation of the ICRMW /​ Carla Edelenbos 5. Migrants' rights in UN human rights conventions /​ Isabelle Slinckx 6. The need for a rights-based approach to migration in the age of globalization /​ Patrick A. Taran Pt. II: 7. Obstacles to, and opportunities for, ratification of the ICRMW in Asia /​ Nicola Piper 8. Obstacles to ratification of the ICRMW in Canada /​ Victor Piche, Eugenie Depatie-Pelletier and Dina Epale 9. Mexico's role in promoting and implementing the ICRMW /​ Gabriela Diaz and Gretchen Kuhner 10. Migrants' rights after apartheid: South African responses to the ICRMW /​ Jonathan Crush, Vincent Williams and Peggy Nicholson 11. Policy on the ICRMW in the United Kingdom /​ Bernard Ryan 12. The French political refusal on Europe's behalf /​ Helene Oger 13. Migration and human rights in Germany /​ Felicitas Hillmann and Amanda Klekowski Von Koppenfels 14. Migration and human rights in Italy: prospects for the ICRMW /​ Kristina Touzenis 15. The ICRMW and the European Union /​ Euan MacDonald and Ryszard Cholewinski Annex 1. International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families Adopted by General Assembly Resolution 45/​158 of 18 December 1990 Annex 2. Ratifications of ILO Conventions 97 and 143 and of ICRMW as at June 2009.
Summary: The UN Convention on Migrant Workers' Rights is the most comprehensive international treaty in the field of migration and human rights. Adopted in 1990 and entered into force in 2003, it sets a standard in terms of access to human rights for migrants. However, it suffers from a marked indifference: only forty states have ratified it and no major immigration country has done so. Provides in-depth information on the Convention and on the reasons behind states' reluctance towards its ratification.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. Introduction: The UN Convention on Migrant Workers' Rights /​ Paul De Guchteneire and Antoine Pecoud
Pt. I: 2. Migration and human rights: the uneasy but essential relationship /​ Graziano Battistella
3. Role of civil society in campaigning for and using the ICRMW /​ Mariette Grange and Marie D'Auchamp
4. Committee on Migrant Workers and implementation of the ICRMW /​ Carla Edelenbos
5. Migrants' rights in UN human rights conventions /​ Isabelle Slinckx
6. The need for a rights-based approach to migration in the age of globalization /​ Patrick A. Taran
Pt. II: 7. Obstacles to, and opportunities for, ratification of the ICRMW in Asia /​ Nicola Piper
8. Obstacles to ratification of the ICRMW in Canada /​ Victor Piche, Eugenie Depatie-Pelletier and Dina Epale
9. Mexico's role in promoting and implementing the ICRMW /​ Gabriela Diaz and Gretchen Kuhner
10. Migrants' rights after apartheid: South African responses to the ICRMW /​ Jonathan Crush, Vincent Williams and Peggy Nicholson
11. Policy on the ICRMW in the United Kingdom /​ Bernard Ryan
12. The French political refusal on Europe's behalf /​ Helene Oger
13. Migration and human rights in Germany /​ Felicitas Hillmann and Amanda Klekowski Von Koppenfels
14. Migration and human rights in Italy: prospects for the ICRMW /​ Kristina Touzenis
15. The ICRMW and the European Union /​ Euan MacDonald and Ryszard Cholewinski
Annex 1. International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families Adopted by General Assembly Resolution 45/​158 of 18 December 1990
Annex 2. Ratifications of ILO Conventions 97 and 143 and of ICRMW as at June 2009.

The UN Convention on Migrant Workers' Rights is the most comprehensive international treaty in the field of migration and human rights. Adopted in 1990 and entered into force in 2003, it sets a standard in terms of access to human rights for migrants. However, it suffers from a marked indifference: only forty states have ratified it and no major immigration country has done so. Provides in-depth information on the Convention and on the reasons behind states' reluctance towards its ratification.

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