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Principles of Protection for Migrants, Refugees, and Displaced People During COVID-19

Center on International Cooperation

Created 11/13/2020

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Principles of Protection for Migrants, Refugees, and Displaced People During COVID-19

A group of human rights experts, including CIC’s Leah Zamore, co-drafted the below statement outlining 14 human rights principles for protecting migrants, refugees, and other displaced persons during and after COVID-19. The principles, which over a thousand legal scholars have signed since late April, were highlighted by the International Organization on Migration in a May 2020 analytical snapshot on the human rights implications of COVID-19 throughout the migration cycle, and cited in United Nations (UN) Secretary-General António Guterres’s Policy Brief: COVID-19 and People on the Move in June 2020.

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