International Migrants Day

Date/Time

December 18th - December 19th
All Day

Description

On December 18, 1990, the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted the international convention on the protection of the rights of migrant workers and members of their families. The International Migrants Day is seen firstly as an opportunity to recognize the contributions made by millions of migrants to the economies of their host and home countries, and secondly to promote respect for their basic human rights.