Title Policy on Migration
Publisher International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)
Publication Date May 2009
Topics Humanitarian assistance | Migrant rights
Other Languages / Attachments French | Spanish
Cite as International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), Policy on Migration, May 2009, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4ae16acb2.html [accessed 1 June 2016]
Comments This "Policy on Migration" expands the scope of, and replaces the Federation's policy on refugees and other displaced people. It builds on, and complements those resolutions of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement that relate to action in favour of refugees and internally displaced persons (see Annex). In order to capture the full extent of humanitarian concerns, the policy is deliberately broad. Therefore, while recognizing the specific rights of different categories under international law, it addresses the needs and vulnerabilities of, among others, labour migrants, stateless migrants, irregular migrants, as well as refugees and asylum seekers.
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