Resolution ECO-SOC- RU, IR, SR, GRE, NK

 

RESOLUTION

 

 

Main Submitters: Russian Federation, Iran, Syria, Greece, North Korea

 

Submitters: Egypt, Nepal, Hungary, Switzerland, Latvia, Czech Republic, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Japan, Bulgaria, South Africa, Portugal, Luxembourg, Slovakia, Belarus, Kazakhstan,

 

Committee: Economical and Social

 

Topic: How to regulate and improve the situation of immigrants in the world?

 

 

The United Nations General Assembly,

 

Recalling the 1951 Refugee Convention,

 

Bearing in mind that the immigration is an increasing problem all over the world,

 

Fully aware that the immigrants’ humanitarian situation will continue to deteriorate in the absence of a political solution,

 

Deeply disturbed by the decline in the number of people reached by humanitarian assistance in hard-to-reach and besieged areas,

 

Taking note that we all signed the convention and protocol relating to the status of refugees, which clearly states in article 3 that all Contracting States shall apply the provisions of the Convention to refugees without discrimination as to race, religion or country of origin,

 

Further reminding that in the past year more than 244 million people or 3,3 percent of the world’s population lived outside of their countries of origin,

 

Stressing the importance of funding the humanitarian and development responses to the refugee crisis, providing support for national response plans, addressing the humanitarian needs of refugees, in particular women and children, both in camps and urban areas and through capacity building technical support, strengthening the resilience of host countries and communities as components of stabilizing the region, preventing radicalization and countering the threat of terrorism and supporting international anti-terrorism,

 

Noting with deep concern the amount of an illegal immigration,

 

Emphasizing the importance of complying with applicable international humanitarian law and refugee law, promoting and protecting the human rights of all people affected by the crisis and respecting the United Nations guiding principles of humanitarian emergency assistance, welcomes efforts by host countries in this regard and urges Member States to continue to help them in this effort,

 

 

  1. Encourages all Member States to collaborate more closely with countries from where numerous immigrants come from and develop changes essential to provide balance and new order by:
  2. supporting legit governments and national armies in the Middle East, whose power is undisputed and assures reclaiming peace in this area,
  3. obligatory registration of immigrants to control the influx,
  4. establishing the organization to run the database and take care of legal immigrants and sending illegal ones back to their homeland;

 

  1. Urges all states to establish steady border controls using:
  2. checkpoints,
  3. military outposts,
  4. border control police

in order to prevent:

  1. illegal immigration,
  2. unnoticed movement of terrorists,
  3. unnoticed transportation of illegal goods;

 

 

  1. Draws the attention to improving public perception of migrants by:
  2. recognizing and educating about differences between Muslims, radicals and terrorists through educational campaigns with the aid of expert advisory work,
  3. proposing increasing public awareness of cultural, social and economic contributions of migrants and Diaspora,
  4. institutionalization of mechanisms to embrace and integrate or reintegrate migrants and their families into their countries of origin, heritage and destination,
  5. coordinating a substantial project on immigrant integration focused on the work of all religious institutions and ministries that serve immigrant communities,
  6. promoting greater coordination in the partnership of international faith-based institutions on integration;

 

  1. Emphasizes the need to respect and promote:
    1. international labor standards as appropriate,
    2. the rights of migrants in their workplaces,
    3. the need to establish proper measures for protection of migrant women in various workplaces, including those involved in domestic housework;

 

  1. Urges all Member States to stop paying benefits for immigrants, unless they are legally employed. Benefits are only available for those who cannot manage themselves or their families;

 

  1. Recommends to establish a worldwide database of immigrants in order to:
  1. keep track of mass movements,
  2. deny the possibility of going underground,
  3. maintain the possibility of sending back criminals,
  4. distribute to workplaces,
  5. develop cooperation between countries and encourage them to verify their citizens and give information about them,
  6. guarantee access to all collected data;

 

 

  1. Requests to punish every individual involved in organizing or supporting illegal migration, including persuading to immigration; transporting people in any way must be considered as a crime and international laws need to be enforced to destroy smuggling market;
  2. Invites all Member States to create a database of illegal transporters to ease finding them all around the world. Thereby plans to establish a new UN body to control the influx of immigrants called Public United Transfer Immigrant Notification system,
  3. Calls upon all members of the United Nations to fight with factories producing fake life-jackets, made for immigrants wanting to cross the sea, as it has already taken lives of people trying to escape and it is dangerous for future potential unconscious users;

 

  1. Encourages to give the priority for women, children, elderly and disabled people when seeking an asylum;

 

  1. 9. Calls upon giving all Member States, based on international cooperation and help, an ability to extradite immigrants by creating International Extradite Organization (UN Refugee Convention art. 33/1) and guarantee safe repatriation for refugees and immigrants;

 

  1. Suggests creating a help system based on voluntary support of Member States for countries that are struggling with the influx of immigrants by:
  2. paying money into a fund,
  3. sending volunteers,
  4. providing humanitarian help;

 

  1. Further recommends closing borders for refugees in case of:
  2. when the amount of immigrants exceeded an acceptable number defined by the number of workplaces available, population and GDP,
  3. international events,
  4. the closure may not exceed 10 weeks a year, unless a UN permission is issued,
  5. when lives are endangered borders may be closed immediately, but the action has to be justified later to the UN.

Archiwa