Initiative for Child Rights in the Global Compacts

Resources

Please find below various resources directly related to the Initiative for Child Rights in the Global Compacts.

 

RESOURCES PRODUCED BY THE INITIATIVE

Child Rights in the Global Compacts: Recommendations for protecting, promoting and implementing the human rights of children on the move in the proposed Global Compacts (available in EnglishFrench and Spanish)

This document lays out in detail the principal recommendations of the Initiative. These recommendations include proposed goals, targets and indicators for the global compacts that cover six thematic areas: non-discrimination, best interests of the child, access to services, child immigration detention, durable solutions and child protection.

Child Rights in the Global Compacts: Recommendations for protecting, promoting and implementing the human rights of children on the move in the proposed Global Compacts – four-page synthesis (available in EnglishFrench, Spanish and Italian) 

This document summarizes the goals and targets for the global compacts proposed by the Initiative. 

The Global Compact on Migration: Actionable Commitments for Children on the Move

This document lays out recommended actionable commitments for the Global Compact on Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration. It was prepared for the stocktaking meeting held in Puerto Vallarta on 4 to 6 December 2017. 

Roadmap to ending child immigration detention: Milestones to include in the Global Compacts

One-page handout on the Initiative for Child Rights in the Global Compacts (available in English, French and Spanish)

Joint statement for thematic discussion 1 on the Global Compact on Refugees (10 July 2017)

Joint statement for thematic session 6 on the Global Compact for Migration (12-13 October 2017)

Joint statement for thematic discussions 2 & 3 on the Global Compact on Refugees (17-18 October 2017)

Joint statement for the 11th European Forum on the rights of the child (7-8 November 2017, Brussels)

Joint statement for GCR thematic discussion 4 on the Global Compact on Refugees (14 November 2017)

Joint statement for thematic discussion 5 on the Global Compact on Refugees (15 November 2017)

Joint statement for first formal consultation on zero draft of the Global Compact on Refugees (13-14 February 2018)

Joint statement on the zero draft of the Global Compact for Migration (available in EnglishFrench and Spanish)

Key Issues at Stake for Children in the GCM Zero Draft Plus

Joint statement on Draft Rev 1 of the GCM (9 April 2018) ( available only in English)

Joint statement on Draft 1 of the Global Compact on Refugees

RELATED TO THE GLOBAL COMPACTS

New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants

New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants – Quick Guide

Global Compact on Refugees

Global Compact on Refugees – zero draft (31 January 2018)

Global Compact on Refugees – first draft (9 March 2018)

Towards a global compact on refugees: a roadmap

Towards a global compact on refugees: key elements of the roadmap

Global Compact for Migration

Global Compact for Migration – zero draft (5 February 2018)

Global Compact for Migration – zero draft plus (5 March 2018)

Global Compact for Migration – first draft (26 March 2018)

Aims of Global Compact for Migration

 

RELATED TO CHILD RIGHTS AND HUMAN RIGHTS

Convention on the Rights of the Child

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

Joint general comment No. 3 (2017) of the Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families and No. 22 (2017) of the Committee on the Rights of the Child on the general principles regarding the human rights of children in the context of international migration

Joint general comment No. 4 (2017) of the Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families and No. 23 (2017) of the Committee on the Rights of the Child on State obligations regarding the human rights of children in the context of international migration in countries of origin, transit, destination and return

Recommended Principles for Children on the Move and Other Children Affected by Migration

 

WEBINAR RECORDINGS

Webinar (recording): The Initiative for Child Rights in the Global Compacts (22 Mar 2017)

Webinar (recording): The Destination Unknown Campaign and the Initiative on Child Rights in the Global Compacts (20 April 2017)

Webinar (recording): The Initiative for Child Rights in the Global Compacts (11 May 2017)