World Conference Against Racism

The World Conference against Racism (WCAR) are international events organised by the UNESCO to struggle against racism ideologies and behaviours. Four conferences have been held so far, in 1978, 1983, 2001 and 2009. Founded after World War II and The Holocaust as a dependent body of the United Nations, the UNESCO started as soon as its creation to promote scientific studies concerning ethnic groups and their diffusion in the public opinion to dispel pseudo-scientific rationalizations of racism. One of its first published work was The Race Question in 1950, signed by various internationally renowned scholars.

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... The 2009 World Conference Against Racism was held in Geneva, Switzerland ... some initial skepticism, Australia announced they would not participate in the conference ... Mark Mardell of the BBC news reported On the Monday the Conference was to begin, Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini (who was until last year the European commissioner for security ...
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... Al-Haq was an active participant in the World Conference against Racism held in Durban in 2001. 2002, the organization issued a substantial report based on its conference concept paper ... The conference would turn into an argument about equating Zionism with racism and whether or not the Western world should apologize for a history of African slavery ...

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