While the Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families does provide a mediation mechanism for complaints filed by individuals and states, ratifying governments are not required to accept this provision — and none have elected to do so. Furthermore, the convention provides for both inter-state and individual communications. Information on how to submit complaints is available on our Communications/Complaints page. However, it should be noted that inter-state and individual communications of the Migrants Convention may be received only if they concern a State party which has so recognized the competence of the Committee. The inter-state and individual communication procedures require 10 declarations by States parties to enter into force. As of September 2010, only two countries had made such declarations.