Racial discrimination

Racial discrimination

25 March 2019
GA/12128

Speakers sounded the alarm over the rise of nationalist populism and supremacist ideologies around the world today as the General Assembly commemorated the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, as well as the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade.

31 October 2018
SG/SM/19328-HR/5411-RD/1023

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’s remarks to the “United against Hate” Interfaith Gathering, in New York today:

26 September 2018
SG/SM/19252-RD/1022

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the High-level Event on the Power of Education for Countering Racism and Discrimination:  The Case of Anti-Semitism, in New York today:

20 March 2018
SG/SM/18942-GA/12004-RD/1020

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the General Assembly meeting on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, in New York today:

20 March 2018
GA/12003

Speakers today called for urgent action to stop the rampant rise of xenophobia, racism and intolerance, as the General Assembly commemorated the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, observed on 21 March.

21 March 2017
SG/SM/18468-GA/11897-OBV/1714

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres' remarks to the special meeting of the General Assembly in commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, in New York today:

1 September 2016
SG/SM/18017-RD/1019

Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message, delivered by René Mauricio Valdés, Resident Representative for the United Nations Development Programme and United Nations Resident Coordinator in Argentina, to the Conferencia Internacional de Discriminación, Igualdad de Oportunidades y Desarrollo, in Buenos Aires on 30 August:

18 March 2016
SG/SM/17607-GA/11767-RD/1017

Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks at the General Assembly meeting to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination:  “Challenges and Achievements of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action — 15 Years After,” in New York today:

23 December 2015
SG/SM/17433-RD/1016

Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, on 21 December:

2 December 2015
DSG/SM/921-RD/1015

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson's remarks, “Promoting Tolerance on the Internet: Changing Attitudes and Patterns of Behaviour”, at the event to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, in New York today:

25 May 2014
SG/SM/15882-RD/1013
The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:
3 June 2013
RD/1011
States parties to the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination elected nine members to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination today, replacing colleagues whose four-year terms are set to expire on 19 January 2014.
30 November 2011
RD/1009
States Parties to the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination this morning elected by secret ballot nine members of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination to replace those whose four-year terms were set to expire on 19 January 2012.
22 September 2011
SG/SM/13829-GA/11150-RD/1007
Following are Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks to the General Assembly meeting commemorating the tenth anniversary of the adoption of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action, in New York, 22 September:
22 September 2011
SG/SM/13833-RD/1008
Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks to the high-level symposium on South Africa’s contribution to the fight against racism and xenophobia, in New York on 22 September:
12 August 2011
GA/11127-RD/1006
The General Assembly is set to convene, on 22 September, a one-day High-Level Meeting at United Nations Headquarters to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the adoption of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action. “The High-Level Meeting in September is an important opportunity for Member States to renew their common political will towards eradicating racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance,” said Joseph Deiss, President of the Assembly’s sixty-fifth session.
17 March 2010
SG/SM/12793-RD/1004
Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks at the screening of "Invictus", in conjunction with the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, 16 March, in New York:
21 January 2010
RD/1002
The States parties to the International Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination met at United Nations Headquarters in New York today to elect nine members to the Convention’s monitoring body to serve for a two-year period, beginning on 19 January.