Committee
High School General Assembly 6
Country
Singapore

Author

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POSITION PAPER APNATVA SINGH RAWAT, REPUBLIC OF SINGAPORE COMMITTEE: GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE UNITED NATIONS SIXTH COMMITTEE (LEGAL) AGENDA: PROMOTION AND PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS (MIGRANT CHILDREN) (ITEM 6)

BACKGROUND OF THE TOPIC The children of today are the future of tomorrow. In the 69th Session of the General Assembly, The UN adopted a resolution on the report of the Third Committee (A/69/488/Add.2 and Corr.1) . This resolution was taken into consideration keeping in mind the fact that people (specifically children) are migrating in large numbers. This was a clear indication of major problems in their country/region. The large numbers made children susceptible to violence and various kinds of Human Rights abuses. The current crisis in the Middle East and the current boat people crisis have led to a sudden increase in the number of people migrating to various safe havens such as Europe. An approximate 11 million people have fled their homes in Syria . Although E...