Document symbol: A/RES/63/242
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Global efforts for the total elimination of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance and the comprehensive implementation of and follow-up to the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly
Urges all States to review and, where necessary, revise their immigration laws, policies and practices so that they are free of racial discrimination and compatible with their obligations under international human rights instruments; expresses grave concern at the fact that universal ratification of the Convention was not attained by 2005 in accordance with commitments under the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action, and calls upon those States that have not yet done so to accede to the Convention as a matter of urgency; urges all States parties to the Convention to intensify their efforts to implement the obligations that they have accepted under article 4 of the Convention, with due regard to the principles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and article 5 of the Convention; emphasizes that the basic responsibility for effectively combating racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance lies with States, and to this end stresses that States have the primary responsibility to ensure full and effective implementation of all commitments and recommendations contained in the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action; requests the Secretary General to provide the Special Rapporteur with all the human and financial assistance necessary to carry out his mandate efficiently, effectively and expeditiously and to enable him to submit a report to the General Assembly at its 64th session.Adopted 109-13-35.
UN. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights - UN. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination - UN. Human Rights Council - UN. Human Rights Council. Intergovernmental Working Group on the Effective Implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action - UN. Human Rights Council. Group of Independent Eminent Experts on the Implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action - UN. Human Rights Council. Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent - UN. Human Rights Council. Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance - UN. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. Anti-Discrimination Unit - UN High Commissioner for Human Rights - UN. Preparatory Committee for the Durban Review Conference (2007, organizational sess. : Geneva) - UN. Intergovernmental Working Group to Follow Up the Work of the Preparatory Committee for the Durban Review Conference - RACIAL DISCRIMINATION - XENOPHOBIA - ANTI-DISCRIMINATION MEASURES - RACE RELATIONS - DECLARATIONS - PROGRAMMES OF ACTION - COUNTER-TERRORISM - GROUP HATRED - MIGRATION POLICY - FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION - TOLERANCE - GENDER MAINSTREAMING - SIGNATURES, ACCESSIONS, RATIFICATIONS - PERIODIC REPORTS - INTERNATIONAL OBLIGATIONS - TECHNICAL COOPERATION - INDIGENOUS PEOPLES - PROGRAMME IMPLEMENTATION - FOLLOW-UP PROCEDURES - SPECIAL RAPPORTEURS - CONFERENCES - HUMAN RIGHTS INSTITUTIONS - ADVISORY SERVICES - FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE - RESOURCES ALLOCATION - WORKING GROUPS - SLAVERY - HUMAN RIGHTS MONITORING - GROUPS OF EXPERTS - RESOURCES MOBILIZATION - SPORTS
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