Timeline: International Migration

Almost 100 years of policies, and 25 years since the UN Migrant Workers’ Convention

Checkout the evolution of policies related to the rights of migrant workers, which later on expanded and led to the adoption and ratification of  the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of their Families. The timeline spans from 1919 to the present years, and includes the birth and rise of relevant human rights and labor rights treaties and the instrumental efforts of grassroots movements and civil society advocating for the promotion and protection of the rights of all migrant workers and members of their families.

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Timeline compiled by migrant-rights.org

Photo credit: UN Audiovisual Library of International Law