While CERD praised Cyprus for the legislative and institutional advances enacted since its last examination in 2001, the report attacked Cyprus' actual implementation of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD).
In the next report, due January 2016, CERD wants detailed every effort possible to solve the Cyprus problem, thus increasing the island's ability to protect vulnerable groups.
CERD made it clear in its observations that Canada has much to do to honour the treaties, said Alexis.
One of the recommendations made by CERD is to "continue to seek in good faith agreements with Aboriginal peoples with regard to their lands and resources claims under culturally-sensitive judicial procedures, find means and ways to establish titles over their lands, and respect their treaty rights.
In conclusion, this Note discusses whether the United States should remain a party to CERD and fully implement its provisions or withdraw.
In particular, CERD notes that it "shall not apply to distinctions, exclusions, restrictions or preferences made by a State Party to this Convention between citizens and non-citizens.
It is an insufficient report, especially since it is presented after 11 years of CERD
requests," said the CAOI alternative report.
After the CERD
meetings had concluded, Menow said the non-governmental organization members were invited to the Canadian mission by the Canadian delegation.
The Bush administration] simply restated a position which already doesn't comply with the CERD
and which indicates no willingness to comply' groused Erika George of Human Rights Watch.
General Recommendation 21: Right to Self-Determination
The ceremony was attended by Khan Mohammad CEO CERD
, UNHCER field staff Nabila Sehari , Inamullah Khan and Saif-ur-Rehman Durrani as the guests .
is a body of 18 independent experts that monitors the implementation of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination by State parties.