Early Warning Measures and Urgent Actions

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General Documentation
Document typeSymbol/TitleDownload
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EWUA - DecisionA/49/18(SUPP), paras 17-20Adoption of Early Warning and Urgent Action Procedures View document  A/49/18(SUPP) True
EWUA - DecisionA/49/18(SUPP), paras 109Decision 3(45): Racist Acts of Terrorism (1994) View document  A/49/18(SUPP) True
EWUA - DecisionDecision on the lack of equitable and non-discriminatory access to COVID-19 vaccines Decision on the lack of equitable and non-discriminatory access to COVID-19 vaccines View document  INT/CERD/EWU/9855 True
EWUA - DecisionDecision on Israel and the State of PalestineDecision on Israel and the State of Palestine View document  INT/CERD/EWU/9942 True
EWUA - GuidelinesCED/C/4Guidance for the submission of a request fo urgent action to the Committee View document  CED/C/4 True
EWUA - Statement COVID -19 and its implications under the ICERD COVID -19 and its implications under the ICERD View document  INT/CERD/SWA/9234 True
EWUA - StatementStatement on the rise of racial discrimination against Asians and people of Asian descent Statement on the rise of racial discrimination against Asians and people of Asian descent View document  INT/CERD/SWA/9394 True
EWUA - StatementRacial discrimination against persons fleeing from the armed conflict in UkraineRacial discrimination against persons fleeing from the armed conflict in Ukraine View document  INT/CERD/SWA/9532 True
EWUA - StatementStatement on the lack of equitable and non-discriminatory access to COVID-19 vaccines Statement on the lack of equitable and non-discriminatory access to COVID-19 vaccines View document  INT/CERD/SWA/9548 True
EWUA - StatementStatement on the Tragic Events at Moroccan-Spanish Border Statement on the Tragic Events at Moroccan-Spanish Border View document  INT/CERD/SWA/9583 True
EWUA - StatementSituation of migrants, asylum seekers and refugees of Haitian origin in the Americas region Situation of migrants, asylum seekers and refugees of Haitian origin in the Americas region View document  INT/CERD/SWA/9755 True
EWUA - Statement   View document  INT/CERD/SWA/9833 True
EWUA - StatementStatement on the US Supreme Court’s decision regarding the affirmative action in colleges and universities Statement on the US Supreme Court’s decision regarding the affirmative action in colleges and universities View document  INT/CERD/SWA/9854 True
EWUA - StatementStatement on Israel and the State of PalestineStatement on Israel and the State of Palestine View document  INT/CERD/SWA/9904 True


Documentation by country
 COUNTRY
 
Command item
Command item
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Algeria Algeria

 
 Document type
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Symbol/TitleSent and received onDue date for the submission of information by the State PartyDownload
AlgeriaEWUA - DecisionA/50/18(SUPP), pg. 7   View document  A/50/18(SUPP) True
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Australia Australia

 
 Document type
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Symbol/TitleSent and received onDue date for the submission of information by the State PartyDownload
AustraliaEWUA - Action Letter 30 Aug 2022  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/AUS/9586 True
AustraliaEWUA - Action Letter 03 Dec 2021  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/AUS/9504 True
AustraliaEWUA - Action Letter 14 Dec 2018  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/AUS/8816 True
AustraliaEWUA - Action Letter 31 May 2010  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/AUS/5457 True
AustraliaEWUA - Action Letter 28 Sep 2009  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/AUS/5458 True
AustraliaEWUA - Action Letter 13 Mar 2009  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/AUS/5459 True
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Symbol/TitleSent and received onDue date for the submission of information by the State PartyDownload
AustraliaEWUA - DecisionA/53/18(SUPP), pg. 18   View document  A/53/18(SUPP) True
AustraliaEWUA - DecisionA/54/18(SUPP), pg. 6-8   View document  A/54/18(SUPP) True
AustraliaEWUA - DecisionA/54/18(SUPP), pg. 11-12   View document  A/54/18(SUPP) True
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Bangladesh Bangladesh

 
 Document type
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Symbol/TitleSent and received onDue date for the submission of information by the State PartyDownload
BangladeshEWUA - Action Letter 11 Dec 2023  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/BGD/9931 True
BangladeshEWUA - Action Letter 31 Aug 2023  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/BGD/9859 True
BangladeshEWUA - Action Letter    View document  INT/CERD/ALE/BGD/8205 True
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Belarus Belarus

 
 Document type
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Symbol/TitleSent and received onDue date for the submission of information by the State PartyDownload
BelarusEWUA - Action LetterEWUA - Action Letter07 Aug 202007 Aug 2020 View document  INT/CERD/ALE/BLR/9238 True
BelarusEWUA - Action Letter 13 Dec 2019  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/BLR/9022 True
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Belize Belize

 
 Document type
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Symbol/TitleSent and received onDue date for the submission of information by the State PartyDownload
BelizeEWUA - Action Letter 09 Mar 2012  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/BLZ/5460 True
BelizeEWUA - Action Letter 07 Mar 2008  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/BLZ/5461 True
BelizeEWUA - Action Letter 24 Aug 2007  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/BLZ/5462 True
BelizeEWUA - Action Letter 09 Mar 2007  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/BLZ/5463 True
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Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina

 
 Document type
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Symbol/TitleSent and received onDue date for the submission of information by the State PartyDownload
Bosnia and HerzegovinaEWUA - DecisionA/48/18(SUPP), pg.113   View document  A/48/18(SUPP) True
Bosnia and HerzegovinaEWUA - DecisionA/50/18(SUPP), pgs. 11-12   View document  A/50/18(SUPP) True
Bosnia and HerzegovinaEWUA - DecisionA/51/18(SUPP), pgs. 7-8   View document  A/51/18(SUPP) True
Bosnia and HerzegovinaEWUA - DecisionA/51/18(SUPP), pgs. 10-11   View document  A/51/18(SUPP) True
Bosnia and HerzegovinaEWUA - DecisionA/52/18(SUPP), pgs. 8-9   View document  A/52/18(SUPP) True
Bosnia and HerzegovinaEWUA - DecisionA/53/18(SUPP), pgs. 16-17   View document  A/53/18(SUPP) True
Bosnia and HerzegovinaEWUA - DecisionA/53/18(SUPP), pgs. 23-25   View document  A/53/18(SUPP) True
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Botswana Botswana

 
 Document type
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Symbol/TitleSent and received onDue date for the submission of information by the State PartyDownload
BotswanaEWUA - Action Letter 12 Mar 2010  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/BWA/5464 True
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Brazil Brazil

 
 Document type
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Symbol/TitleSent and received onDue date for the submission of information by the State PartyDownload
BrazilEWUA - Action Letter 30 Aug 2022  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/BRA/9587 True
BrazilEWUA - Action Letter 29 Apr 2022  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/BRA/9553 True
BrazilEWUA - Action LetterBrazil - COVID-1925 Aug 2021  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/BRA/9445 True
BrazilEWUA - Action LetterBrazil - Xavante25 Aug 2021  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/BRA/9446 True
BrazilEWUA - Action LetterEWUA - Action Letter 30 Apr 2021  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/BRA/9397 True
BrazilEWUA - Action LetterEWUA - Action Letter07 Aug 202007 Aug 2020 View document  INT/CERD/ALE/BRA/9239 True
BrazilEWUA - Action LetterEWUA - Action -Brazil14 May 2019  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/BRA/8925 True
BrazilEWUA - Action Letter 11 Mar 2011  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/BRA/5465 True
BrazilEWUA - Action Letter 31 May 2010  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/BRA/5466 True
BrazilEWUA - Action Letter 28 Sep 2009  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/BRA/5467 True
BrazilEWUA - Action Letter 15 Aug 2008  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/BRA/5472 True
BrazilEWUA - Action Letter 07 Mar 2008  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/BRA/5468 True
BrazilEWUA - Action Letter 24 Aug 2007  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/BRA/5469 True
BrazilEWUA - Action Letter 09 Mar 2007  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/BRA/5470 True
BrazilEWUA - Action Letter 18 Aug 2006  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/BRA/5471 True
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Burundi Burundi

 
 Document type
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Symbol/TitleSent and received onDue date for the submission of information by the State PartyDownload
BurundiEWUA - Decision    View document  INT/CERD/EWU/BDI/8087 True
BurundiEWUA - Decision    View document  INT/CERD/EWU/BDI/8118 True
BurundiEWUA - DecisionA/49/18(SUPP), paras 108   View document  A/49/18(SUPP) True
BurundiEWUA - DecisionA/49/18(SUPP), pgs. 116-117, Annex III   View document  A/49/18(SUPP) True
BurundiEWUA - DecisionA/50/18(SUPP), pg. 8   View document  A/50/18(SUPP) True
BurundiEWUA - DecisionA/50/18(SUPP), pgs. 9-10   View document  A/50/18(SUPP) True
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Cameroon Cameroon

 
 Document type
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Symbol/TitleSent and received onDue date for the submission of information by the State PartyDownload
CameroonEWUA - Action Letter 11 Dec 2023  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/CMR/9932 True
CameroonEWUA - Action Letter 31 Aug 2023  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/CMR/9860 True
CameroonEWUA - Action LetterEWUA - Action Letter14 May 2019  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/CMR/8926 True
CameroonEWUA - Action Letter 27 Aug 2010  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/CMR/5475 True
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Canada Canada

 
 Document type
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Symbol/TitleSent and received onDue date for the submission of information by the State PartyDownload
CanadaEWUA - Action Letter 11 Dec 2023  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/CAN/9933 True
CanadaEWUA - Action Letter 11 Dec 2023  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/CAN/9934 True
CanadaEWUA - Action Letter 02 Dec 2022  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/CAN/9638 True
CanadaEWUA - Action Letter 30 Aug 2022  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/CAN/9588 True
CanadaEWUA - Action Letter 29 Apr 2022  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/CAN/9554 True
CanadaEWUA - Action LetterEWUA - Action Letter30 Apr 2021  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/CAN/9398 True
CanadaEWUA - Action Letter 24 Nov 2020  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/CAN/9296 True
CanadaEWUA - Action LetterEWUA - Action Letter25 Sep 201929 Aug 2019 View document  INT/CERD/ALE/CAN/8972 True
CanadaEWUA - Action LetterEWUA - Action Letter - Canada (Trans Mountain)14 May 2019  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/CAN/8927 True
CanadaEWUA - Action LetterEWUA - Action Letter - Canada (Indigenous Framework)14 May 2019  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/CAN/8928 True
CanadaEWUA - Action LetterIndigenous Framework - Canada14 Dec 2018  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/CAN/8817 True
CanadaEWUA - Action LetterSite C - Canada14 Dec 2018  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/CAN/8818 True
CanadaEWUA - Action LetterTrans mountain Pipeline - Canada14 Dec 2018  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/CAN/8819 True
CanadaEWUA - Action Letter 13 Dec 2016  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/CAN/8127 True
CanadaEWUA - Action Letter 27 May 2016  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/CAN/8030 True
CanadaEWUA - Action Letter 13 Mar 2009  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/CAN/5473 True
CanadaEWUA - Action Letter 15 Aug 2008  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/CAN/5474 True
CanadaEWUA - Action Letter    View document  INT/CERD/ALE/CAN/8092 True
CanadaEWUA - Action Letter    View document  INT/CERD/ALE/CAN/8131 True
CanadaEWUA - Action Letter    View document  INT/CERD/ALE/CAN/8206 True
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Symbol/TitleSent and received onDue date for the submission of information by the State PartyDownload
CanadaEWUA - Decision 13 Dec 2019  View document  INT/CERD/EWU/CAN/9026 True
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Chile Chile

 
 Document type
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Symbol/TitleSent and received onDue date for the submission of information by the State PartyDownload
ChileEWUA - Action Letter 11 Dec 2023  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/CHL/9935 True
ChileEWUA - Action Letter 11 Dec 2023  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/CHL/9939 True
ChileEWUA - Action Letter 28 Apr 2023  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/CHL/9758 True
ChileEWUA - Action Letter 28 Apr 2023  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/CHL/9759 True
ChileEWUA - Action Letter 13 Dec 2019  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/CHL/9023 True
ChileEWUA - Action LetterEWUA - Action Letter - Chile14 May 2019  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/CHL/8929 True
ChileEWUA - Action LetterEWUA- Chile17 May 2018  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/CHL/8681 True
ChileEWUA - Action Letter 02 Sep 2011  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/CHL/5476 True
ChileEWUA - Action Letter 07 Mar 2008  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/CHL/5477 True
ChileEWUA - Action Letter 24 Aug 2007  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/CHL/5478 True
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China China

 
 Document type
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Symbol/TitleSent and received onDue date for the submission of information by the State PartyDownload
ChinaEWUA - Action Letter 07 Mar 2008  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/CHN/5479 True
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Symbol/TitleSent and received onDue date for the submission of information by the State PartyDownload
ChinaEWUA - Decision 23 Nov 2022  View document  INT/CERD/EWU/CHN/9624 True
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Colombia Colombia

 
 Document type
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Symbol/TitleSent and received onDue date for the submission of information by the State PartyDownload
ColombiaEWUA - Action Letter 02 Dec 2022  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/COL/9641 True
ColombiaEWUA - Action Letter 30 Aug 2022  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/COL/9589 True
ColombiaEWUA - Action Letter 02 Sep 2011  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/COL/5480 True
ColombiaEWUA - Action Letter 27 Aug 2010  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/COL/5481 True
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Costa Rica Costa Rica

 
 Document type
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Symbol/TitleSent and received onDue date for the submission of information by the State PartyDownload
Costa RicaEWUA - Action Letter 31 Aug 2023  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/CRI/9861 True
Costa RicaEWUA - Action LetterEWUA - Action Letter 28 Apr 2023  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/CRI/9757 True
Costa RicaEWUA - Action Letter 31 Aug 2012  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/CRI/5482 True
Costa RicaEWUA - Action Letter 02 Sep 2011  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/CRI/5483 True
Costa RicaEWUA - Action Letter 11 Mar 2011  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/CRI/5484 True
Costa RicaEWUA - Action Letter 27 Aug 2010  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/CRI/5485 True
Costa RicaEWUA - Action LetterEWAUP 30 Aug 2013 View document  INT/CERD/ALE/CRI/7097 True
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Côte d'Ivoire Côte d'Ivoire

 
 Document type
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Symbol/TitleSent and received onDue date for the submission of information by the State PartyDownload
Côte d'IvoireEWUA - DecisionCERD/C/62/Dec.1   View document  CERD/C/62/Dec.1 True
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Croatia Croatia

 
 Document type
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Symbol/TitleSent and received onDue date for the submission of information by the State PartyDownload
CroatiaEWUA - DecisionA/48/18(SUPP), pg.113   View document  A/48/18(SUPP) True
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Cyprus Cyprus

 
 Document type
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Symbol/TitleSent and received onDue date for the submission of information by the State PartyDownload
CyprusEWUA - DecisionA/51/18(SUPP), pgs. 11-12   View document  A/51/18(SUPP) True
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Czech Republic Czech Republic

 
 Document type
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Symbol/TitleSent and received onDue date for the submission of information by the State PartyDownload
Czech RepublicEWUA - Action Letter 15 Aug 2008  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/CZE/5486 True
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Symbol/TitleSent and received onDue date for the submission of information by the State PartyDownload
Czech RepublicEWUA - DecisionA/53/18(SUPP), pg. 18   View document  A/53/18(SUPP) True
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Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

 
 Document type
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Symbol/TitleSent and received onDue date for the submission of information by the State PartyDownload
Democratic Republic of the CongoEWUA - Action Letter 18 Aug 2006  View document  INT/CERD/ALE/COD/5487 True
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