Resoulution On the results of the Conference “Migration: International Experience and Russia’s Problems” conducted by the Russian United Democratic Party YABLOKO and the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (the ALDE party)
Moscow, April 6, 2013
The Russian participants of the conference – representatives of the Russian United Democratic Party YABLOKO – basing on the discussions of the conference state the following:
Migration represents a natural development in the globalised world of the 21st century. However, the threat is represented by systemic problems in the states – the shadow economy and corruption, lack of the rule of law, encouragement of nationalistic moods and violation of human rights, – rather than migration in itself.
We are certain the problems related to migration can be resolved in compliance with international conventions, proceeding from such principles as human rights, tolerance, respect for the individual, responsibility, free and fair competition and secularism.
We believe that in the short term Russia must ratify Convention No 143 of the International Labour Organisation “On Migrations in Abusive Conditions and the Promotion of Equality of Opportunity and Treatment of Migrant Workers” (Geneva, June 24, 1975) and International Convention “On the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families” (New York, December 18, 1990)…
Posted: April 6th, 2013 under New items.