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When Was the ‘International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Dis-crimination’ Adopted and to What Purpose? - History and Civics

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When was the ‘International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Dis-crimination’ adopted and to what purpose?
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In 1963, the General Assembly adopted the ‘UN Declaration on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination. What did it affirm?

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The General Assembly adopted the ‘International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination’ in December, 1965. The convention came into force in 1969 and as its name suggests called for an end to Racial Discrimination in all its forms. It was mandatory for the States who ratified it.

Concept: General Assembly, the Security Council, and the International Court of Justice
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ICSE ICSE Class 10 History and Civics
Chapter 23 Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Short Questions II | Q 11
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