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General recommendations

Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

The Committee makes recommendations on any issue relating to racial discrimination to which it believes the States parties should devote more attention. See Guidelines on the elaboration of general recommendations.

As of December 2021, the Committee has adopted 36 general recommendations. All the final versions are available in the database, with supporting documents and submissions on the most recent general recommendations below.

Latest general recommendations
Date General recommendation Topic
2020 No. 36 Preventing and combating racial profiling by law enforcement officials
2013 No. 35 Combating racist hate speech
2011 No. 34 Racial discrimination against people of African descent
2009 No. 33 Follow-up to the Durban Review Conference