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The Netherlands’ UPR: enough talk, time for action

The ICJ spoke today at the UN, on behalf of its Dutch national section NJCM and the civic rights organization Kompass, addressing the need for the Netherlands to adopt concrete measures to implement commitments it has accepted under the Universal Periodic Review process. (more…)

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Women Profiles: Jenny Goldschmidt

The ICJ continues its series of profiles of its women Commissioners with an interview with Prof. Jenny E. Goldschmidt, who is currently serving her third term as an ICJ Commissioner. (more…)

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Concluding Observations, CRC/C/NDL/CO/4, 5 June 2015: Netherlands

[Sourced from the advance unedited version.] III. Main areas of concern and recommendations B. General principles (arts. 2, 3, 6 and 12 of the Convention) Non-discrimination 24. The Committee welcomes the Municipal Anti-Discrimination Services Act, which allows citizens to address reports of discrimination to local Anti-Discrimination Services. However, it is concerned that children in marginalized […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, A/69/340, 22 August 2014

III. Racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance in sports A. Context 14. The Special Rapporteur would like to clarify that racism in sports is only one manifestation of discrimination and exclusion directed at persons and groups on the basis of their race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation or other characteristics. Only by redressing the historical […]