Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)
Comité pour l'élimination de la discrimination raciale
Comité para la Eliminación de la Discriminación Racial
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Established as a committee of A-XA3375 - United Nations (UN), on entry into force of T-XT6606 - International Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination, in accordance with article 8 of that Treaty. Managed by E-XK1312 - Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) at E-XE3343 - United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG).
Monitor compliance of states parties with the Convention, under which they are obliged to pursue by all appropriate means and without delay a policy of eliminating discrimination in all its forms on grounds of race, descent or national or ethnic origin; undertake and adopt immediate and positive measures to eradicate all incitement to or acts of racial discrimination; guarantee the equal enjoyment by everyone without discrimination of all human rights.
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Committee comprises 18 experts, elected in their personal capacity for 4-year terms by secret ballot at meetings of states party to the Convention. Bureau; Secretariat in Geneva (Switzerland), headed by Secretary.
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