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International Migrants Day: 18 December 2017

International Migrants Day is annually observed on 18 December.

Background

General Assembly of United Nations on 4 December 2000 decided to celebrate Migrants Day considering the large and increasing number of migrants in the world. On 18 December 1990, the General Assembly adopted the international convention on the protection of the rights of migrant workers and members of their families. 18 December 2017 is marking the 27th anniversary of the UN's International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families .

Aim

The day aims at creating  awareness about the protection and safety of the migrants. It also recognize efforts, contributions and rights of workers and members of of their families worldwide

Theme of 2017

The theme for year 2017 is “Safe Migration in a World on the Move”....

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