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Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) is the body of independent experts that monitors implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination by its State parties.

Type: United Nations | Topic: Racism and Discrimination

European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI)

ECRI's task is to combat racism, xenophobia, antisemitism and intolerance at the level of greater Europe and from the perspective of the protection of human rights. ECRI's action covers all necessary measures to combat violence, discrimination and prejudice faced by persons or groups of persons, notably on grounds of 'race', colour, language, religion, nationality and national or ethnic origin.

Type: Regional Organizations | Topic: Racism and Discrimination

European Monitoring Centre on Racism and Xenophobia (EUMC)

The primary task of the European Monitoring Centre on Racism and Xenophobia (EUMC) is to provide the Community and its Member States with objective, reliable and comparable information and data on racism, xenophobia, islamophobia and anti-Semitism at the European level in order to help the EU and its Member States to establish measures or formulate courses actions against racism and xenophobia.

Type: Regional Organizations | Topic: Racism and Discrimination

Independent Race and Refugee News Network (IRR)

"The Institute of Race Relations (IRR) was established as an independent educational charity in 1958 to carry out research, publish and collect resources on race relations throughout the world. In 1972, the IRR's membership backed the staff in a radical transformation of the organisation from a policy-oriented, establishment, academic institution into an anti-racist 'thinktank'." (from website)

Type: Research Institution | Topic: Racism and Discrimination

Mouvement contre le Racisme et pour l'Amitié entre les Peuples

"MRAP's original name, the Movement Against Racism, Antisemitism and for Peace, manifests its post-WWII roots that have since spread to all terrains of the struggle against racism. MRAP was created in 1949, a reaction to Nazism and the Nazi-collaborative Vichy Regime in France, and supporter of those deported or working for the French Resistance during the war. Since its conception, MRAP has worked to honor the post-war slogan “Never Again!” by fighting violations of human rights, and racism in all its forms." (from website). Site in French

Type: Non-Governmental Organizations | Topic: Racism and Discrimination

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR): Special Rapporteur on Contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance

In the discharge of his mandate the Special Rapporteur on Contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance transmits information or case summaries concerning alleged violations regarding contemporary forms of racism, discrimination based on race, xenophobia and related intolerance to the State concerned, in order to induce the national authority to undertake the necessary investigations of all the incidents or individual cases reported; conducts country visits; submits annual reports on the activities foreseen by the mandate to the Commission on Human Rights and the General Assembly.

Type: United Nations | Topic: Racism and Discrimination

Under the Same Sun

Under The Same Sun is passionately committed to social inclusion and seeing an end to the general and sometimes deadly discrimination against persons with albinism (PWA). We exist to promote, via advocacy and education, the wellbeing of PWA who in many parts of the world are marginalized, misunderstood, abused and at times mutilated and killed because of their genetic condition.

Type: Non-Governmental Organizations | Topic: Racism and Discrimination

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