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OHCHR Press Conference
Date: 4 September 2013
14:00 - 14:45
Organization: OHCHR
Location: Press Room 1
Subject: After a high-level meeting that will seek to promote the human rights of migrants (4 September, Palais des Nations, Room IX, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.), the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and the Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) will hold a joint press conference to launch two new UN publications on migration. The OHCHR report explores the challenge of international cooperation in protecting the human rights of all migrants. The Global Migration Group report, which was led by the UNODC, looks at the risks faced by migrants, particularly those in an irregular situation.



After a high-level meeting that will seek to promote the human rights of migrants (4 September, Palais des Nations, Room IX, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.), the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and the Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) will hold a joint press conference to launch two new UN publications on migration.

The OHCHR report explores the challenge of international cooperation in protecting the human rights of all migrants. The Global Migration Group report, which was led by the UNODC, looks at the risks faced by migrants, particularly those in an irregular situation.

- Craig Mokhiber, Chief, Development and Economic Social Issues Branch, OHCHR

- John Sandage, Director, Division for Treaty Affairs, UNODC


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