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Cyberschoolbus invites you to learn, reflect, and take action against racial discrimination, a powerful issue that affects us all.

"Schools and youth associations sign, in a symbolic act, their support for Article Two of the Convention on the Rights of the Child and send their signatures by post, fax, e-mail or on-line form to the participants at the UN Special Session on Children and the World Conference against Racism.

First read on our website the stories of ten young people of foreign descent living in Denmark.

Then go to Voices of Youth, UNICEF's bulletin board for young people. Share your experiences of being different.

  Before posting, read about Voices of Youth
and VOY's site usage policy.
The World Conference against Racism will be held in Durban, South Africa, from 31 August to 7 September, 2001.

Organizations and Resources about Racism and Anti-Racism for Students & Teachers

Essays, Panels, and Articles

Have a look at the archived webcast of the event at the UN Headquarters on "racism, television and the Internet*" which took place on the 21st of March 2001.
It features special appearances by UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan and the UN's High Commissioner for Human Rights.

*RealPlayer is required to view the Webcast.
You can
download it for free.

Also take a look at Cyberschoolbus's curricula: our UN intro, Human Rights, and Peace Education.

In our resources section you'll find Briefing Papers on Human Rights and Children's Rights.

Younger students will enjoy playing "Pook in the World".

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