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Friday, 18 March 2016

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination 2016 , 21 March.

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, 21 March.
Международный день борьбы за ликвидацию расовой дискриминации, 21 марта.
 اليوم الدولي للقضاء على التمييز العنصري ,21 مارس.


2016 Theme: Challenges and Achievements of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action – 15 years after.
El tema del 2016 es: «Desafíos y logros de la Declaración y Programa de Acción de Durban - 15 años después»
Thème 2016 : « 15 ans après la Déclaration et le programme d'action de Durban : progrès et défis »
2016年主题:《德班宣言和行动纲领》15年:成就与挑战
Тема Дня 2016 года «Дурбанская декларация и Программа действий: вызовы и достижения 15 лет спустя».
 موضوع عام 2016: تحديات إعلان وبرنامج عمل ديربان وإنجازاته بعد مرور 15 سنة



Racism and Racial Discrimination - UNRIC Info Point & Library




Message of the United Nations Secretary-General Message for the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination 2016.

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In 1979, the General Assembly adopted a Programme of activities to be undertaken during the second half of the Decade for Action to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (A/RES/34/24).

On this occasion, the General Assembly decided that a week of solidarity with the peoples struggling against racism and racial discrimination, beginning on 21 March, would be organized annually in all States.


FORUM : 21 March is International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

This year, the International Day is devoted to challenges and achievements of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action – 15 years after the landmark document was adopted at the 2001 World Conference Against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance in South Africa.

On Social Media

Ms. Gay McDougall, Member of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, will take questions from the public on Reddit, from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. New York time on 21 March 2016



EVENTS : 
 
International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination 2016.


In New York : The President of the General Assembly is convening a meeting to observe the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on 18 March 2016 at United Nations Headquarters at 11:00 a.m. The keynote speech will be given by Mr. Ahmed Reid, Member of the UN Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent. The event will be webcast live on UN Web TV.

 Resources :

 Read the United Nations General Assembly resolution (A/RES/2142 (XXI))


   How to deal with racist people?


how to deal with racist people?

Can there ever be a ‘correct’ response for dealing with racist people?
I’ve collected answers from real people, dos and don’ts they would recommend.
Use this infographic to start a discussion:
  • Introduce the term ‘racism’ and its flavours.
  • Discuss things you can and shouldn’t do when facing racist interaction.
  • Examine statistics about Australian people’s heritage and racist attitudes.


Very little progress in tackling racism and xenophobia around the world” International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination - Monday 21 March 2016
 

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