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International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
21 March

Week of Solidarity with the Peoples Struggling against Racism and Racial Discrimination

In 1979, the General Assembly adopted a Programme of activities to be undertaken during the second half of the Decade for Action to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (A/RES/34/24).

On this occasion, the General Assembly decided that a week of solidarity with the peoples struggling against racism and racial discrimination, beginning on 21 March, would be organized annually in all States.

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