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Combating racial discrimination

Combating racial discrimination

United Nations Declarations on the Elimination of All forms of Racial Discrimination and the International Convention on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

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Published by United Nation"s in New York .
Written in English


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At head of title, Department of Public Information.

Other titlesInternational Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination.
ContributionsUnited Nations. Department of Public Information.
The Physical Object
Pagination27p.
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20298809M


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Collection and analysis of numerical data. It is a common misperception that the Code prohibits the collection and analysis of data identifying people based on race and other Code grounds. Many individuals, organizations and institutions Discrimination based on race, color or ethnicity (so called “racial discrimination"), according to Wikipedia - it is almost always considered as a violation of human rights.

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From February 18 to March 7, the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) held its seventy-second session in Geneva, Switzerland. The Committee of eighteen independent experts, including a U.S. representative, is charged with periodically reviewing the performance of the countries that have signed and ratified ://International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination Adopted and opened for signature and ratification by General Assembly resolution (XX) of 21 December entry into force 4 Januaryin accordance with Article The States Parties to this Convention,