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9. Budapest Summit Declaration: Towards a Genuine Partnership in a New Era (1994)
(Adopted by the Heads of State or Government of the States participating in the Conference on Security and Co-operation in Europe, 6 December 1994)

BUDAPEST SUMMIT DECLARATION

Towards a Genuine Partnership in a New Era

1.  We, the Heads of State or Government of the States participating in the Conference on Security and Co-operation in Europe, have met in Budapest to assess together the recent past, to consider the present and to look to the future. […].

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VIII

THE HUMAN DIMENSION

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Prevention of torture

20. The participating States strongly condemn all forms of torture as one of the most flagrant violations of human rights and human dignity. They commit themselves to strive for its elimination. They recognize the importance in this respect of international norms as laid down in international treaties on human rights [...]. They also commit themselves to include in their educational and training programmes for law enforcement and police forces specific provisions with a view to eradicating torture. [...].

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Tolerance and non-discrimination

25. The participating States condemn manifestations of intolerance, and especially of aggressive nationalism, racism, chauvinism, xenophobia and anti-semitism, and will continue to promote effective measures aimed at their eradication. [...]. They also stress that action to combat these phenomena should be seen as an integral part of integration policy and education. [...]

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