The Convention on Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination Article 1(1)

In this Convention, the term "racial discrimination" shall mean any distinction, exclusion, restriction or preference based on race, colour, descent, or national or ethnic origin which has the purpose or effect of nullifying or impairing the recognition, enjoyment or exercise, on an equal footing, of human rights and fundamental freedoms in the political, economic, social, cultural or any other field of public life.

Tags: Equality and Non-Discrimination, Racial discrimination, CERD
Published Sep. 24, 2018 11:57 AM - Last modified Nov. 14, 2018 12:10 AM