Declaration and programme of action to combat racism and racial discrimination by World Conference to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1978 Geneva, Switzerland)

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Subjects:

  • Racism -- Congresses,
  • Race discrimination -- Congresses

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GenreCongresses
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Pagination18 p. ;
Number of Pages18
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Open LibraryOL15313685M

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To combat racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance, Recalling that the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action, adopted by the World Conference on Human Rights File Size: KB. "The World Conference to Combat Racism and Racial discrimination, held at Geneva from 14 to 26 Augustadopted a Declaration and a Programme of Action with recommendations on measures to be taken at the national, international and regional levels to combat racism and racial discrimination"--P.

Subject headings Racism--Congresses. to combat racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance, Recalling that the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action, adopted by the World Conference on Human Rights in Junecalls for the speedy and comprehensive elimination of all forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance,File Size: KB.

Bearing in mind the four statements on the race question adopted by experts convened by UNESCO, Reaffirming its desire to play a vigorous and constructive part in the implementation of the programme of the Decade for Action to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination, as defined by the General Assembly of the United Nations at its twenty-eighth.

Affirming that racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance constitute a negation of the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations. Since laws proscribing racial discrimination are not in themselves sufficient, it is also incumbent on States to supplement them by administrative machinery for the systematic investigation of instances of racial discrimination, by a comprehensive framework of legal remedies against acts of racial discrimination, by broadly based education and research programmes designed to combat racial prejudice and racial discrimination and by programmes.

The Declaration and Programme of Action adopted by the UN World Conference against Racism urges “States to establish and implement without delay national policies and action plans to combat racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related. of Mobilization against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance, aimed at drawing the world’s attention to the objectives of the World Conference and giving new momentum to the political commitment to eliminate all forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenopho-bia and related intolerance.

The Declaration and Programme of Action adopted at the Conference by con- sensus provides the basis for future international cooperation against all forms of racism and racial discrimination.

These documents call for continued dialogue andFile Size: 1MB. The Declaration proclaimed that theories about racial superiority were both scientifically and morally barren.

It led to a series of similar statements on racism, including the landmark Declaration on Race and Racial Prejudice (), which argued for implementing a number of policies in order to combat racism and inequalities.

The fight against racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance and the comprehensive implementation of and follow-up to the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action: note / by the Secretary-General UN. Secretary-General; UN. Commission on Human Rights. Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Racism, Racial.

Committed to the inclusion of caste-based discrimination on the agenda, the declaration and the programme of action of the World Conference Against Racism, Racial Discrimination.

"The World Conference to Combat Racism and Racial discrimination, held at Geneva from 14 to 26 Augustadopted a Declaration and a Programme of Action with recommendations on measures to be taken at the national, international and regional levels to combat racism and racial discrimination"--Page 1.

Description: 18 pages ; 14 x 22 cm. The conference adopted the historic Durban Declaration and Programme of Action which urges “states to establish and implement without delay national policies and action plans to combat racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and.

World Conference to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination The General Assembly, I Recalling its resolution (XXVIII) of 2 Novemberin which it designated the ten-year period beginning on 10 December as the Decade for Action to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination and adopted the Programme for the Decade.

reviewing the performance of public institutions and national strategies to combat racism. In general, the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action, along with the Outcome Document of the Durban Review Conference, provides a comprehensive framework for Australia, the Australian Human Rights Commission and civil society to work together to.

Adopted by consensus at the World Conference against Racism in Durban, South Africa, the Durban Declaration and Programmme of Action (DDPA) is a comprehensive, action-oriented document that proposes concrete measures to combat racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance.

It is holistic in its vision, addresses a wide. The Declaration and the Programme of Action released by the World Conference against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance, held in Durban in Septemberappeals to the responsibility of various levels of state governments (federal and local) to combat racism and acknowledges that “the fundamental role of civil.

The Review Conference will review progress and assess the implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action (DDPA). Adopted by consensus at the World Conference against Racism (WCAR) in Durban, South Africa, the DDPA is a comprehensive, action-oriented document that proposes concrete measures to combat racism, racial discrimination.

measures to combat those prejudices which lead to racial discrimination. Article 5 An end shall be put without delay to governmental and other public policies of racial segregation and especially policies of apartheid, as well as all forms of racial discrimination and File Size: 31KB.

action plans to combat racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance, including their gender-based manifestations.”5 2. The Durban Declaration recognises that - racial discrimination exists in all societies; no country is free of racism, racial discrimination.

Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, 21 March In Europe and in the world, all minds are focused on actions to tackle the outbreak of COVID and mitigate the effects of the crisis.

The European Union works on all fronts to support these efforts. The Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia, and related intolerance is an independent human rights expert appointed by the United Nations Human Rights Council, and has been mandated to focus on Incidents of contemporary forms of racism and racial discrimination against Africans and people of.

OF THE HOLY SEE DELEGATION AT THE UNITED NATIONS ORGANIZATION ON RACISM, RACIAL DISCRIMINATION, XENOPHOBIA AND RELATED INTOLERANCE.

Monday, 28 January Mr Chairman, No one can deny that, today, the family of nations needs a concerted programme of action to address Racism. President Jacob Zuma has at the Human Rights Day celebrations in Durban earlier today announced that government has drafted a national action plan to combat racism, racial discrimination.

Elimination of Racism and Racial Discrimination. Janu Mr. Chairman, The struggle against racism and racial discrimination is today more relevant than ever. As we have witnessed repeatedly over the last decade, the ugly phenomenon of ethnic and religious intolerance has been aptly demonstrated in many parts of the world.

Inthe World Conference against Racism produced the most authoritative and comprehensive programme for combating racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance: the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action. In Aprilthe Durban Review Conference examined global progress made in overcoming racism and concluded.

The Durban Declaration and Programme of Action provide a sound basis for further action to combat racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance.

We must now focus on its implementation without wasting time on sterile debates on issues on which consensus could not be reached in Durban. The Human Rights Council this morning held a general debate on racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related forms of intolerance, after hearing the presentation of reports on the subject.

It also concluded its general debate on the follow-up to and implementation of the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action. General meeting of the second World Conference to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination.

Through such earnest discussions, a declaration and programme of action were adopted on the last day of this conference.

The United Nations together with all the representatives of every nation promised to continue to make further. In accordance with paragraph (d) of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action (DDPA) the database serves as a reference for Member States, National Human Rights Institutions, UN bodies, non-governmental organizations and other stakeholders in furthering their activities to combat racism and racial discrimination by providing easy access to information on measures taken at the.

The World Conference Against Racism (WCAR) is a series of international events organized by UNESCO to promote struggle against racism ideologies and behaviours. Four conferences have been held so far, in,and Founded after World War II and the Holocaust as a dependent body of the United Nations, UNESCO started as soon as it was created to promote.

On 11 Decemberit designated as the International Year for Action to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination, and the ten-year period as the Decade for Action to Combat Racism. Encourages the International Labour Organisation to carry out activities and programmes to combat racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance in the world of work, and support actions of States, employer­ ¢ s organisations and trade unions in this field.

The plan, which takes its cue from the Declaration Programme of Action adopted by the UN World Conference against Racism, aims to promote and achieve the right to equality while combating racism.

International action to combat racism has long been on the agenda of the United Nations and regional Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance combat Size: KB.

Get this from a library. Report of the Second World Conference to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination: Geneva ( August, ). Racism, the belief in the superiority of one race over another; discrimination against an individual or group of people, based on racial background, usually color [1].

In Augusta group of white adolescents were in Jackson Mississippi on a mission of hate: to find and hurt an African American. The World Conference on Human Rights, efforts to implement such a programme of action related to the third decade to combat racism and racial discrimination as well as subsequent mandates to the same end.

international community to contribute generously to the Trust Fund for the Programme for the Decade for Action to Combat Racism and. Michelle Bachelet was addressing the Human Rights Council as members met to debate progress since the launch of the International Decade for People of African Descent in “Like COVID, racism and xenophobia are contagious killers”, she said.

“In the current context, we, at this Council, need to come together and work for the common good by maintaining physical distances. "The world must reaffirm its faith in the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination and the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action," he said, adding.Germany must step up efforts to prevent and counter extremism and neo-Nazism, the Council of Europe's European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) .International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, 21 March 15 March #FightRacism, every time and everywhere it happens.

As populism and nationalist movements are on the rise, all of us must stand up to promote respect, compassion and equality for all.

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