International Committee Against Apartheid, Racism and Colonialism in Southern Africa (ICSA)

Comité international contre l'apartheid, le racisme et le colonialisme en Afrique australe

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1977 Lisbon Portugal


1977, Lisbon (Portugal), by decision of World Conference Against Apartheid, Racism and Colonialism in Southern Africa, to act as a continuing committee, of which the inaugural meeting was held in Mar 1978, London (UK). At its second session, Paris (France), Dec 1978, it was given a broader mandate and present name was adopted. Functions as the instrument of the liberation movements of South Africa and Namibia. No recent activity reported since 1991.


Promote internationally the aims and objects, and the policies and perspectives of the liberation movements; strengthen bilateral relations by maintaining and developing the high degree of unity achieved at the World Conference amongst all anti-apartheid, anti-racist and anti-colonialist organizations with the authentic liberation movements of Southern Africa; initiate, support and carry on campaigns all over the world, and especially in imperialist countries, in order to: mobilize mass support; seek the active support of governments; develop greater unity in action, nationally and internationally, among all anti-apartheid, anti-racist and anti-colonialist and solidarity organizations. Assist in the creation or strengthening of anti-apartheid movements where they are non-existent or weak; cooperate with national, international, governmental and non-governmental bodies and organizations which support liberation movements of Southern Africa.


Patrons (Heads of several African States). Praesidium of the World Conference, including the Presidents of liberation movements. Committee, consisting of the Praesidium and representatives of national and international organizations. Extended Secretariat; Secretariat.


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GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal



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