Status of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination

XXIX. RESOLUTIONS ADOPTED ON THE REPORTS OF THE THIRD COMMITTEE
3225. Status of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination

The General Assembly, Recalling its resolutions 3057 (XXVIII) of 2 November 1973 and 3134 (XXVIII) and 3135 (XXVIII) of 14 December 1973,

1. Takes note of the report of the Secretary-General[1] on the status of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination;[2]

2. Expresses its satisfaction with the increase in the number of States which have ratified the Convention;

3. Reaffirms its conviction that ratification of or accession to the Convention on a universal basis and implementation of its provisions are necessary for the realization of the objectives of the Decade for Action to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination;

4. Appeals to States which have not yet become parties to the Convention to accede thereto;

5. Requests the Secretary-General to continue to submit to the General Assembly annual reports concerning the state of ratifications of the Convention, in accordance with its resolution 2106 A (XX) of 21 December 1965.

2278th plenary meeting
6 November 1974


[1] A/9719. [2] Resolution 2106 A (XX), annex.
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