Migration policies should protect rather than infringe human rights – Ban

Migrants are a strong force of progress in their host countries and policies should protect, not infringe their human rights, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says, calling for States to ensure their inalienable rights are not violated.

Secretary-General calls for greater protection of rights of migrants

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called on countries to work together to protect migrants’ rights, adding that they are an important force with an increasing influence in the global economy.