The Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
The Working Group was established in 2002 by the former Commission on Human Rights to study the racial discrimination people of African descent endure and to make proposals for its elimination.
Organisation of American States (OAS), Department of International Law
The Department of International Law is implementing a “Project for the Incorporation of the Afro-descendent Theme in the Policies and Programs of the OAS.”
UNESCO Slave Route Project
The Slave Route Project was launched in 1994 to contribute to a better understanding of the causes, forms of operation, issues and consequences of the slave trades.
Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)
CERD is the body of independent experts that monitors the implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination by its State parties.
European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI)
ECRI is the Council of Europe’s independent human rights monitoring body specialised in combating racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia, anti-Semitism and intolerance.
European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA)
FRA is an advisory body of the European Union, to ensure that the fundamental rights of people living in the EU are protected.
International Coalition of Cities against Racism
This initiative was launched by UNESCO in March 2004 to create a network of cities interested in sharing experiences in order to improve their policies to fight racism, discrimination, xenophobia and exclusion.
Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR)
ODIHR advises governments on strategy and supports them in implementing schemes to combat violent expressions of racism.