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Call for inputs - UN SR migrants: “gender-responsive migration laws, policies and practices”

May 7, 2019

Dear Madam/Sir,


We have the honour of transmitting you attached a questionnaire from the UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants, Mr. Felipe González Morales, to receive inputs for his thematic report to the 74th session of the UN General Assembly. The report will focus on good practices and initiatives of gender-responsive migration legislation, policies, and practices.


 In this regard, he would be grateful for contributions from civil society, NHRIs, academia and other stakeholders, to inform this report. Replies to the questionnaire should be sent to by 24 May 2019, indicating in the subject line “submission to GA report”. He would be grateful if you could limit your response to 2,500 words. The original texts of laws and policies mentioned in the reply may be submitted as annexes. Please also indicate in your response should you have any objections with regard to your submission being posted on the website of OHCHR. 


Please feel free to disseminate this call for inputs within your networks.


We look forward to your submissions and thank you for your cooperation with the mandate.


Best wishes,

Secretariat of the UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants

To access the questionnaire from the UN Special Rapporteur: Click Here