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Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination publishes findings on France, Guatemala, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sudan, Germany, Denmark

GENEVA (15 May 2015) – The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination has published its findings on the countries it examined during its latest session from 27 April to 15 May:  France, Guatemala, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sudan, Germany, and Denmark.

The findings, officially termed concluding observations, contain positive aspects of the respective State’s implementation of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD), and also main matters of concern and recommendations.

The concluding observations can be found here: http://tbinternet.ohchr.org/_layouts/treatybodyexternal/SessionDetails1.aspx?SessionID=977&Lang=en

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is composed of 18 international independent experts. 
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For more information and media requests, please contact:  Liz Throssell ethrossell@ohchr.org / 41 22 917 9466 / 41 79 752 0488

More on the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination:
http://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/CERD/Pages/CERDIndex.aspx

Text of the Convention:
http://www.ohchr.org/EN/ProfessionalInterest/Pages/CERD.aspx