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Thursday, 28 July 2016 - 9:21
Racial Discrimination: UN Committee To Review Greece, UK, Paraguay, South Africa, Lebanon, Ukraine, Sri Lanka, Pakistan
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The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) is meeting in Geneva from 2 to 26 August to review the following countries on these dates: Greece (3-4 Aug); UK (4-5 Aug); Paraguay (8-9 Aug); South Africa (9-10 Aug); Lebanon (10-11 Aug); Ukraine (11-12 Aug); Sri Lanka (15-16 Aug); Pakistan (16-17 Aug).

 The above are among the 177 States Parties to the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination. They are required to submit regular reports to the Committee, which is composed of 18 international independent experts. 

CERD will also hear from NGOs and national human rights institutions.

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