World conference against racism

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Resolution number: 
6
June 2000
Whereas: 
  1. The UN is organizing in South Africa a World Conference on Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia & Related Intolerance to be held in July 2001;
  2. Refugees and asylum seekers experience specific forms of xenophobia and intolerance not experienced by other migrants;
  3. The World Conference has the long term potential to not only improve the treatment of refugees and asylum seekers in Canada but to improve their treatment world-wide;
  4. The CCR has an anti-racism policy;
Therefore be it resolved: 

That the CCR urge the government of Canada to:

  1. Ensure that the UN Action Plan produced includes a section advancing the protection of refugees and asylum seekers;
  2. Ensure and enable the participation of NGOs and refugees capable of analyzing and suggesting verifiable measures to address xenophobia and related intolerance towards refugees and asylum seekers;
  3. Develop and promote verifiable measures to address xenophobia and related intolerance towards refugees and asylum-seekers.
Subject: 
Working Group: 
Inland Protection