World Conference against Racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia
and related intolerance, Durban, South Africa, 31 August - 7 September 2001


Preceding to the World Conference there will be a NGO Forum from the 28th of August until the 1st September 2001
in Durban, South Africa
organized by The South African NGO Coalition (SANGOCO)


The World Conference Against Racism NGO Forum
28 August - 1 September 2001 in Durban, South Africa
UN World Conference Against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance: "United to combat racism: Equality, Justice, Dignity" 31 August.-7 September 2001 in Durban, South Africa.

The World Conference Against Racism NGO Forum hosted by The South African NGO Coalition will take place in the city of Durban in South Africa.

The First Session of the Preparatory Committee adopted the following five broad themes for the provisional agenda:
  1. Sources, causes, forms and contemporary manifestations of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance.
  2. Victims of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance.
  3. Measures of prevention, education and protection aimed at the eradication of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance at national, regional and international levels.
  4. Provision of effective remedies, recourse, redress and other [compensatory] measures, at national, regional and international levels.
  5. Strategies to achieve full and effective equality, including international co-operation and enhancement of the UN and other international mechanisms in combating racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance, including follow-up procedures.
*Note that the word "compensatory" in theme 4 is in square brackets because there was no general agreement for including this term.
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