University of Minnesota

Study concerning the right to freedom of movement

Commission on Human Rights decision 1998/105

At its 51st meeting, on 17 April 1998, the Commission on Human Rights, taking note of resolution 1997/30 of 28 August 1997 of the Sub­Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities, having taken note of the working paper submitted by Mr. Volodymyr Boutkevitch to the Sub­Commission on the right to freedom of movement and related issues (E/CN.4/Sub.2/1997/22), recognizing the important work done in this field by the Special Rapporteurs of the Sub­Commission, Mr. José D. Ingles and Mr. C. L. C. Mubanga­Chipoya, recognizing also the important role of both the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and the International Organization for Migration in this field and in related areas, recalling its resolution 1997/22 of 11 April 1997 in which the Commission, inter alia, requested the Sub­Commission to give particular attention to the process of selection of studies, and reiterating that studies to be undertaken by members of the Sub­Commission should be based on extended working papers in which the subject and purpose of the proposed study are clearly identified, decided, without a vote, to return to the question of the appointment of Mr. Boutkevitch as Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to leave any country, including his own, and to return to his country, at its fifty­fifth session, on the basis of a further and extended working paper.

[See chap. XV.]

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