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Communications on legislation and policy

Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism

The Special Rapporteur is mandated to take action on allegations of human rights violations relating to contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance.  Based on the information received from various relevant and credible sources, the Special Rapporteur intervenes by sending letters – known as “communications” – to Governments and other relevant stakeholders. 

On this page, the Special Rapporteur will publish all communications sent in relation to national bills/laws, regulations, policies and practices.

To learn more about the communications procedure, including on how to submit complaints/information to the mandate, please click here.

Recent communications



View all communications of the Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Racism.

  1. Go to
  2. Choose Communications Search
  3. Select Mandate=Racism
  4. You will be able to access all communications delivered, or co-delivered, by the Special Rapporteur, including:
    • the Communication itself
    • a summary of the communication, and
    • replies received.