United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination - Concluding Observations
International Convention on
of all Forms of
5 June 2003
COMMITTEE ON THE ELIMINATION
OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION
3-21 March 2003
The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination,
Concerned that there are many displaced persons in Côte d’Ivoire who are in a precarious humanitarian situation and who might, as a result of the present crisis, be subjected to acts or manifestations of discrimination,
Taking into consideration its general recommendation XXII (49) of 16 August 1996 on refugees and displaced persons,
Taking note of the request by the delegation of Côte d’Ivoire for increased assistance by the international community to be granted to displaced persons,
Urges the SecretaryGeneral of the United Nations to invite the competent United Nations organizations, in their respective fields of competence, to adopt the appropriate humanitarian assistance measures on behalf of the displaced persons in Côte d’Ivoire, particularly measures to help the Government in its efforts to prevent or halt acts of discrimination based on race or ethnic origin.
21 March 2003
* Please note that the symbol CERD/C/Session No./Dec. No. will from now on identify decisions adopted by the Committee.
GE.03-42286 (E) 270603