The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is considered one of the most attractive destinations for foreign workers and is the third highest source of foreign remittances by foreign contract workers from over 200 different nationalities. However, the monitoring body of the binding Convention on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination has expressed its concern that gaps in the protection of foreign workers under the sponsorship of contractual relationship systems still exist. This short documents has been prepared by the GPR2C in the preparations towards the tenth session of the World Urban Forum, to take place in Abu Dhabi from the 8th to the 3th of February.

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