Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)
Comité pour l'élimination de la discrimination raciale
Comité para la Eliminación de la Discriminación Racial
هيئات المعاهدات لجنة القضاء على التمييز العنصري
Комитет по ликвидации расовой дискриминации
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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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