Using the International Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Racial Discrimination to Hold States Accountable for Racial Discrimination

This fact sheet on the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD) provides key insight on how this crucial human rights treaty pertains to Indigenous Peoples in particular. Prepared by the International Indian Treaty Council, the fact sheet outlines useful background information on ICERD, relevant components of the treaty that pertain to Indigenous Peoples' experiences of racial discrimination, and important information about participating in the upcoming August 2014 review of the U.S. Government and other countries of interest.

This document is also available in English and Spanish. 

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International Indian Treaty Council
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ICERD, racial discrimination, indigenous rights, icerd review, convention on the elimination of all forms of racial discrimination