As the leading inter-governmental agency in its field of specialization, IOM works in partnership with the United Nations on a broad range of migration-related issues. Various reports and resolutions discussed and adopted each year by the UN General Assembly show that migration concerns virtually all countries around the world. The selected documents below revolve around such issues as migrants’ rights, humanitarian assistance, development, security and policy, among others.

Selected UN Documents
  • A/HRC/47/30 (12 May 2021): Report on means to address the human rights impact of pushbacks of migrants on land and at sea: Report of the Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants, Felipe González Morales: https://undocs.org/A/HRC/47/30

 

 

  • A/75/542 (26 October 2020): Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration: Report of the Secretary-General: http://undocs.org/A/75/542

 

 

 

  • A/HRC/EMRIP/2019/2/Rev.1 (18 September 2019): Indigenous peoples’ rights in the context of borders, migration and displacement: Study of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous People: https://undocs.org/A/HRC/EMRIP/2019/2/Rev.1

 

  • A/HRC/41/38 (15 April 2019): The impact of migration on migrant women and girls: a gender perspective Report of the Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants: https://undocs.org/A/HRC/41/38

 

  • A/RES/73/195: Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration: resolution / adopted by the General Assembly on 19 December 2018: http://undocs.org/A/RES/73/195
    “Annex: Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration” p. 2-36

 

  • /CONF.231/3 (30 July 2018): Draft outcome document of the Conference : Intergovernmental Conference to Adopt the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration : note / by the President of the General Assembly: http://undocs.org/A/CONF.231/3

 

  • Annex: Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration”: p. 2-31.
  • A/72/643 (12 December 2017): Making migration work for all: Report of the Secretary-General: http://undocs.org/A/72/643

 

  • A/71/728 (3 February 2017): Report of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Migration: http://undocs.org/A/71/728

 

  • A/HRC/34/31 (26 January 2017): Principles and practical guidance on the protection of the human rights of migrants in vulnerable situations: report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights: http://undocs.org/A/HRC/34/31

 

  • Submitted pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 32/14. Includes glossary (p. 13-15).

 

  • A/RES/71/1: New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants: Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 19 September 2016: http://undocs.org/A/RES/71/1

 

  • A/RES/70/296 (25 July 2016): Agreement concerning the Relationship between the United Nations and the International Organization for Migration: http://undocs.org/A/RES/70/296

 

  • A/70/59 (21 April 2016): In safety and dignity: addressing large movements of refugees and migrants: Report of the Secretary-General: http://undocs.org/A/70/59

 

  • Submitted pursuant to General Assembly decision 70/539; provides background and recommendations in preparation for the High-Level Plenary Meeting on Addressing Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants, to be held on 19 Sep. 2016.