Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination Treaty

The international treaty “Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination” prohibiting racial discrimination was signed by member nations of the United Nations on December 21, 1965, and entered into force on January 4, 1969. The convention signatories resolved, “to adopt all necessary measures for speedily eliminating racial discrimination in all its forms and manifestations, and to prevent and combat racist doctrines and practices in order to promote understanding between races and to build an international community free from all forms of racial segregation and racial discrimination.”

Date:
      December 21, 1965, January 4, 1969
Location:
      United Nations


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