Founding Documents

Principles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which condemns all forms of discrimination on the basis of race, ethnicity, colour, gender, language, religion or political opinion.

 

 

27 C/Resolution 3.13, adopted by the UNESCO General Conference at its 27th session, which established the intercultural and interregional Slave Route Project.

 

 

29C/Resolution 40 of the UNESCO General Conference proclaiming 23 August of each year the “International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition”.

 

30 C/Resolution 34 of the UNESCO General Conference inviting the Director-General to increase the visibility of the project and to report regularly to the Executive Board on the implementation of the project, particularly on any development concerning the question of declaring the slave trade and slavery crimes against humanity.

 

 

172 EX/Decision 59 of the UNESCO Executive Board approving the Statutes of the International Scientific Committee for the Slave Route Project.

 

181 EX/Decision 13 of the UNESCO Executive Board approving the strategy defined for the Slave Route Project.

 

 

 

Resolution 37 C/Res1.VI adopted by UNESCO General Conference at its 37th session, which requests "to develop and implement a programme of activities to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the project in different regions of the world" and to ensure the success of this celebration.

Declaration of the World Conference against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance

 

 

 

 

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