Document symbol: A/RES/41/112
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Elimination of all forms of religious intolerance : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
Urges States to provide adequate constitutional and legal guarantees of freedom of thought, conscience, religion and belief; requests the Commission on Human Rights to urge the Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities to accord high priority at its 39th session to consideration of the study prepared by its Special Rapporteur on the current dimensions of the problems of intolerance and of discrimination on the grounds of religion or belief, and to report on this matter to the Commission at its 44th session; urges all States to take all appropriate measures to combat intolerance and to encourage understanding, tolerance and respect in matters relating to freedom of religion or belief and, in this context, to examine the supervision and training of their civil servants, educators and other public officials to ensure that they respect different religions and beliefs and do not discriminate against persons professing other religions or beliefs; invites the UN University and other academic and research institutions to undertake programmes and studies on the encouragement of understanding, tolerance and respect in matters relating to freedom of religion or belief; invites the Secretary-General to give high priority to the dissemination of the text of the Declaration on the Elimination of All Forms of Intolerance and of Discrimination Based on Religion or Belief, in all official languages of the UN, and to take all appropriate measures to make the text available for use by UN information centres, as well as by other interested bodies.Adopted without vote.
UN. Subcommission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities. Special Rapporteur on the Elimination of All Forms of Intolerance and of Discrimination Based on Religion or Belief - UN University - RELIGIOUS FREEDOM - RELIGIOUS INTOLERANCE - LAWS AND REGULATIONS - CONFERENCES - ADVISORY SERVICES - CIVIL SERVICE - HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION - DECLARATIONS - INFORMATION DISSEMINATION - INFORMATION CENTRES - LANGUAGES
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