How effective has CERD been in protecting minorities?

Joshua Castellino

in Fifty Years of the International Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination

Published by Manchester University Press

Published in print December 2017 | ISBN: 9781784993047
Published online May 2018 | e-ISBN: 9781526132284 | DOI:
How effective has CERD been in protecting minorities?

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The chapter articulates the relationship between the minority rights discourse and ICERD, and looks forward to a greater understanding of its relevance to minority rights. Overall the chapter paints ICERD as a key custodian of minority rights within the UN system, a role which has been under-represented in the literature.

Keywords: ICERD (International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination); CERD (Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination); Race / Racial discrimination; United Nations; Minority rights

Chapter.  8039 words. 

Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration

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