Committee
UNGA High-Level Summit on Rights of Refugees and Migrants (High School & University)
Country
United States

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Cite as https://mymun.com/ppdb/9210

Strategies to counter the surge of intolerance and xenophobia against migrants and refugees around the globe

Position paper for the United Nations High Summit for Refugees and Migrants

Through this document the United States of America (USA) will highlight its position on the topics before the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). These are: The status of conventions pertaining to a response in the treatment of refugees in the contemporary generation; Education and the rights, status, and necessities for refugees, internally displaces persons (IDP), and migrants in times of seeking asylum; and Sustainable Development: Methods of Preserving the Rights of refugees and migrants in times of evident neglect. The USA looks forward to working multilaterally with Member States in addressing these issues at the upcoming conference.

The status of conventions pertaining to a response in the treatment of refugees in the contemporary generation The New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants was established in September 2016 to reaffirm provisions laid out within the 1950 Refugee convention. Furthermore, the International covenant on civil and political rights (ICCPR) further exemplifies the consensus within the international community on the necessity to secure the rights of refugees and migra...