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4 September 2001

Africans Seek Commitment to Development at Troubled UN Meeting

Author: World Bank Development News

African delegates to the conference on racism are demanding that reparations for slavery take the form of a "broad commitment" in support of new development initiatives on the continent

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4 September 2001

Despised and Killed for Being in the Wrong Caste

Author: Martin Macwan [Convenor of the National Campaign for Dalit Human Rights] and Margaret Huang [Program D-director for Asia and the Middle East of the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Center for Human Rights], in International Herald Tribune

It is time to place caste discrimination squarely on the global agenda.

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2 September 2001

Statement by ILO Director-General at World Conference against Racism

Author: statement by Juan Somavia, Director General, International Labour Organization

"...Racism is a workplace issue. Where racism and discrimination exist, workers are faced with them constantly, day by day, as they try to earn a living. And if you are unemployed, they are formidable obstacles to getting a job..."

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1 September 2001

Address by UNDP Administrator Mark Malloch Brown

Author: speech by Mark Malloch Brown, U.N. Development Programme Administrator

World Conference Against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance - Durban, South Africa

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1 September 2001

Conference against racism: World Confederation of Labour Suggests Concrete Measures

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1 September 2001

Conference against racism: World Confederation of Labour Suggests Concrete Measures

Author: World Confederation of Labour

"The world of labour remains a space of discrimination based on ethnic belonging or skin colour", stressed Mr Toolsyraj Benydin, representative of the World Confederation of Labour in Durban, at the 3rd International Conference Against Racism. The WCL...

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1 September 2001

Workplace one of frontlines in fight against discrimination, Secretary-General tells Global Compact event

Author: United Nations

Following is the text of remarks made today by Secretary-General Kofi Annan at the Global Compact Event held in conjunction with the World Conference against Racism in Durban, South Africa

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31 August 2001

Integrating Gender into the Third World Conference against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance

Author: United Nations Development Fund for Women [UNIFEM]

[includes section entitled "Women and the Economy"] (South Africa 31 August-7 September 2001)

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31 August 2001

Panel Discussion in Durban about Discrimination is Everybody's business

Author: United Nations, prepared in advance of the World Conference Against Racism

Discrimination is Everybody's Business: From Discrimination to Diversity - A Corporate Led Initiative in the Framework of the UN Global Compact - The World Conference Against Racism...is the launching ground for this initiative...The six companies...

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31 August 2001

Statement by ILO Director-General at World Conference against Racism

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