ICERD launch ceremony

26 Jul 2012 | 121 views

KOMAS together with other civil society organizations have initiated a campaign to advocate the Malaysian government to ratify the INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION ON THE ELIMINATION OF ALL FORMS OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION (ICERD) The ICERD is a United Nation (UN) convention which commits its members to the elimination of racial discrimination and the promotion of equality and unity among all races.

This convention defines racial discrimination and requires the members to create mechanisms to minimize racial discrimination. This require members to to look and change national laws and policies which promotes racial discrimination and also condemn any group or organization who is perpetuating racial discrimination.

Video by KOMAS