The UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination PDF ePub eBook

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The UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination free pdf The universal feeling that discrimination and intolerance based on race. religion or beliefs have to be confronted by the international community led to the adoption, half a century ago, of the international convention to which this book is devoted, one of the most ratified treaties. The book comments on the contents of the Convention and its impact on anti-racist and anti-bias legislation and jurisprudence, as well as its influence on, and applicability to other international texts. In an Introduction to this expanded and edited reprint, the author updates the status of the Convention, summarizes the work of CERD, the implementation body of the Convention, and discusses its relevance to general human rights, particularly the area of religious intolerance, and some difficult issues such as the possible clash with other fundamental freedoms.

About Natan Lerner

Natan Lerner was appointed by the High Commissioner for Human Rights of the United Nations in 2008 as a member of the Expert Seminar on the Links Between Articles 19 and 20 of the ICCPR concerning Freedom of Expression and Advocacy of Religious Hatred that Constitutes Incitement to Discrimination, Hostility and Violence. In 1979 he prepared for UNESCO a Study on the coordination between UNESCO and United Nations instruments on Racial Discrimination. He is a member of several professional and academic institutions, i.a the group of experts of the International Religious Liberty Association (IRLA). He is the author of several books and wrote many articles and chapters in books related to his academic work in English, Spanish and Hebrew.

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Author : Natan Lerner
Publisher : Brill
Data Published : 27 November 2014
ISBN : 9004279911
EAN : 9789004279919
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 256 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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