Committee
UNICEF Migration & UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) - Intermediate level
Country
China

Author

Irene Casado
Spain

Cite as https://mymun.com/ppdb/8056

Position Paper

Committe: UNDESA (UNICEF Migration& Department of Economic& Social Affairs

Country: China

Delegate: Irene Casado Pérez

TOPIC A: THE IMPACT OF MIGRATION ON MINORES, PROVIDING FOR GENERATION 2025 WITH DECLINING RESOURCES.

UNICEF and China have a long history of collaboration, since 1947 when China became the first country in Asia to welcome a partnership with UNICEF through a programme provided emergency relief services to children. Although, the migration problem is a global issue, China has to deal with the larges human internal migration in history. The problem is bigger, when we realized its population is 1.384.059.254 people. The masses of rural residents moving to cities have been critical to china´s rapid growth, but this demographic shift has also exposed nearly 100 million children to risks of harm. The government aim to mitigate the effects of mass migration of rural residents into mega cities such as Beijing and Shanghai, improve the living conditions of migrants in cities and reduce the scale of mass migration. Moreover the urban/rural disparities must be reduced by providing industrial and service employment opportunities for surplus agricultural labourer in areas close to their current residence.

To promote the rights of internal migrants, UNESCO will advocate for enhanced policies and programmes that courage migrants access to education, training...