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New Zealand and the International Convention on the
Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination



  • UN Committee examines NZ government's performance on racial discrimination, February 2013 - Background information   - Information on the 82nd session
        - NZ government follow-up report
    , April 2014
  • Letter to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination re the Immigration Amendment Bill 2012, Refugee Council of New Zealand, 16 July 2012
    - Associated media release
  • Information for NGOs: Draft government report to the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, August - September 2011
  • UN Committee examines NZ government's performance on racial discrimination, July and August 2007, and follow up in 2008 and 2009 - with information about:

    • the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination,
    • the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD),
    • the NZ government and the Convention,
    • what CERD has said about the performance of NZ governments in the past,
    • the government's Periodic Report submitted in 2006 (CERD/C/NZL/17),
    • the NGO parallel reports to CERD,
    • the List of Issues,
    • who said what when CERD considered the Periodic Report in July and August 2007,
    • the Concluding Observations released on 15 August 2007 (CERD/C/NZL/CO/17),
    • media releases and statements, and
    • follow up on the Concluding Observations.


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