The World Conference Against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance
The Third U.N. World Conference against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance (WCAR) will be held 28 August - 2 September in Durban,
South Africa. This conference will "offer a unique opportunity to create a new world vision for the fight against racism in the twenty-first century. The Conference will focus
on practical steps to eradicate racism by considering how to ensure that international standards and instruments are applied in efforts to combat it. It will also formulate
recommendations for further action to combat bias and intolerance."
IPU is working with partners across the United States to ensure U.S. participation in
the Conference meets the goals of developing concrete, action-oriented steps to eradicate racism-- from prevention to remedies. IPU also provides updates on the World Conference. IPU provides updates on the World Conference.