|USE OF THE LOGO|
GUIDELINES FOR THE USE OF THE LOGO
In 1997, the General Assembly decided, in resolution 52/111, to hold the World Conference against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance. The World Conference will be held in Durban, South Africa from 31 August to 7 September 2001.
The logo design is accompanied by the following text:
World Conference against Racism
The text will be available in the United Nations six official languages: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.
1. Uses of the logo: information, fund-raising, and commercial
The logo is intended for three kinds of promotional use: information, fundraising and commercial, as outlined below.
a. Information uses of the logo
Information uses of the logo are those which are:
- primarily illustrative;
- not intended to raise funds; and
- not carried out by a commercial for-profit entity.
No permission is required for its use to publicize the World Conference provided the aims and purposes for its use are in keeping with those of the World Conference.
b. Fund-raising uses of the logo
Fund-raising uses of the logo are those intended to raise resources to cover costs of voluntary activities for the Conference. They may be undertaken only by non-commercial not-for-profit entities.
Permission to use the logo for national and international fund-raising purposes is given by the Secretariat of the World Conference against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance.
Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
United Nations, Palais Wilson
52 rue de Paquis, CH-1201 Geneva Switzerland
Tel.:(41-22) 917-9290 Fax: (41-22) 917-9022
When requesting permission, please provide:
- a short statement of identity (membership, objectives, etc.);
- explanation of how and where the logo will be used; and
- explanation of the fund-raising purposes.
c. Commercial uses of the logo
Commercial uses of the logo are all those undertaken by or involving commercial for-profit entities, as well as any use intended to lead to commercial or personal profit.
Permission to use the logo commercially at the national level can be given only by the Secretariat of the World Conference against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance.
Before the logo is used commercially, a contract must be signed with the United Nations. In particular, such contracts must conform to section 2 below.
When requesting permission, please explain:
- nature of your company or enterprise;
- proposed uses of the logo;
- names of countries/territories where logo will be used;
- nature of products/services you produce/sell in those areas;
- how your products relate to World Conference Against Racism
- what profits you expect to make from use of the logo; and
- a summary budget, giving your expenses and any proposed royalties or contributions you expect to make to local, national or international activities for the preparations of the Conference or in favour of implementation of its outcome.
All entities authorized to use the logo, whether for information, fund-raising or commercial purposes, must acknowledge that:
a. the entity is responsible for ensuring that the activities are carried out in accordance with the applicable law and for ensuring that appropriate insurance is maintained to cover the risks arising out of such activities;
b. the United Nations does not assume any responsibility for the activities of such entity; and
c. the entity shall hold harmless and defend the United Nations and its officials against any action that may be brought against the United Nations or its officials as a result of the use of the logo.
When the logo is used for commercial purposes, the foregoing language must be incorporated into the contract to be signed with the entity.
When the logo is used for information and fund-raising purposes, the language must be incorporated into a waiver of liability that is signed by the entity.
The Waiver of Liability may be used. Contracts and waivers containing such language must be provided to the United Nations before the proposed activities are carried out.
Additionally, contracts should also contain the United Nations General Conditions for contracts.
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