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Title: Declaration on the Prevention of Genocide
Available From: http://www2.ohchr.org/english/bodies/cerd/docs/declaration_genocide.doc
Conclusion Date: 2005-03-11
Description: The Report of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on its 66th and 67th sessions (UN Doc. A/60/18) includes this Declaration on the Prevention of Genocide. Among other things, this document calls for the appointment of the Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide with the mandate to sound early warning and make appropriate recommendations for prevention to the Security Council through the Secretary General, to enable the international community to take timely action to prevent genocide from occurring.
The document is available in Word.
Legal Citation: UN Doc. CERD/C/66/1 (2005)
EISIL Categories: Home > International Human Rights > Indigenous & Minority Rights
Home > International Human Rights > War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity, Including Genocide
Home > International Human Rights > Prevention of Discrimination
Keywords: discrimination
genocide
human rights
racial discrimination
Language(s): English
Document Creator: Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
Site Administrator: Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
InfoDesk@ohchr.org


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