Further assistance to national organizations for the elimination of racial discrimination.

  • Author: UN General Assembly (35th sess. : 1980-1981)
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    14 November 1980

34. Further assistance to national organizations for the elimination of racial discrimination

The General Assembly, Recalling the relevant provisions of its resolutions 3057 (XXVIII) of 2 November 1973 and 34/24 of 15 November 1979 concerning the implementation of the Programme for the Decade for Action to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination, Conscious of the need to mobilize public opinion through the media, the education system, non-governmental organizations and other institutions against all forms of racial discrimination, Aware of the importance of Governments enacting appropriate legislation and taking other suitable measures to prohibit and bring to an end racial discrimination, Recalling its resolution 34/49 of 23 November 1979 on national institutions for the promotion and protection of human rights, Recognizing that national non-governmental organizations concerned with race and community relations can play a valuable role in the improvement of race and community relations, Calls upon all Governments to take such steps as are necessary to enable duly constituted national non-governmental organizations, such as race-relations organizations or institutes, community-relations organizations or institutes and all other such national bodies, organizations or institutes established for the elimination of discrimination on grounds of race and for the improvement of relations between races and communities, to function effectively in pursuit of harmonious relations between races and communities. 63rd plenary meeting
14 November 1980

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