On December 18, the international community recognizes and celebrates the rights of migrants around the world. International Migrants Day is observed on 18 December in accordance with Resolution 55/93 of the United Nations General Assembly, adopted on 4 December 2000. The UN’s International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families (commonly referred to as the Migrant Worker’s Convention or Migrant Rights Convention) was approved by the UN General Assembly on Dec. 18, 1990.

Learn more about International Migrants Day on the UN website.