Update: 04.06.2014

Convention against racism: first report by Switzerland (1996-1998)

The initial report submitted by Switzerland to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) was handed over in October 1996. The responsible authority is the Direction for International Law of the Department of Foreign Affairs (with the participation of sections of the Departments of Interior and of Justice and Police: BJ/EJPD, BFA/EJPD, BFF/EJPD, BAK/EDI, BFS/EDI). It was examined in March 1998.

State report by Switzerland

NGO shadow report

The NGO Report or Black Book was prepared under the leadership of the Forum against Racism. It was welcomed by the Committee, who used it to lead consultation with the Swiss delegation.

Concluding observations by the Committee

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