Language Switcher

SOGI UN source Archives: Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Concluding Observations, CERD/C/GRC/CO/16-19, 14 September 2009: Greece

3. The Committee welcomes the adoption of Law 3304/2005 on the “Implementation of the principle of equal treatment regardless of race or national origin, religion or other beliefs, disability, age or sexual orientation” in 2005. Link to full text of the report: Concluding Observations-CERD-Greece-2009-eng  

Concluding Observations, CERD/C/DEU/CO/18, 22 September 2008: Germany

4. The Committee welcomes the adoption of the General Equal Treatment Act in August 2006 (Allgemeines Gleichbehandlungsgesetz – AGG), which prohibits discrimination on the grounds of race and ethnic origin, gender, religion and belief, disability, age and sexual orientation. Link to full text of the report:  

Concluding Observations, CERD/C/AUT/CO/17, 22 September 2008: Austria

13. The Committee welcomes the establishment in 2005 of the Ombudsperson for Equal Treatment irrespective of ethnic affiliation, religion or belief, age or sexual orientation in employment, and the Ombudsperson for Equal Treatment irrespective of ethnic affiliation in other areas. However, the Committee is concerned about the limited resources, as well as his/her limited competence […]

Concluding Observations, CERD/C/GEO/CO/3/Add.1, 17 March 2008: Georgia

34. According to article 2, paragraph 3, of the Code, discrimination based on race, skin colour, language, ethnic or social belonging, nationality, origin, property and rank or status, place of residence, age, sex, sexual orientation, disabilities, religion, family status, membership in a political or professional union is absolutely prohibited in labour relations. Link to full […]

Concluding Observations, CERD/C/CZE/CO/7, 11 April 2007: Czech Republic

18. The Committee notes that several distinctions made under domestic law between the rights of citizens and non-citizens may not be fully justified. It notes in particular that European Union non-citizens, although they are entitled to vote and be elected at local elections, may not belong to a political party. The Committee also notes with […]

Concluding Observations: Denmark, CERD/C/DEN/CO/17, October 19, 2006

6. The Committee notes with appreciation that section 81 of the Criminal Code, which entered into force on 2 April 2004, introduced an aggravating circumstance for offences based on another’s ethnic origin, faith, sexual orientation or the like. 7. The Committee welcomes the decision of the State party to establish two new reporting systems on […]