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Human Rights:  Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Convention adopted by the United Nations General Assembly at New York on December 21, 1965; signed by the  United States on September 28, 1966; transmitted by the President of the United States of America to the Senate February 23, 1978 (Treaty Doc. Exec. C, 95-2, 95th Congress, 2d Session); reported favorably by the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations May 25, 1994 (Senate Executive Report No. 103-29, 103d Congress, 2d Session); Advice and consent to ratification by the Senate June 24, 1994; Ratified by the President September 29, 1994; Ratification of the United States of America deposited October 21, 1994; entered into force for the United States November 20, 1994.


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U.S. Department of State

The Lessons of 1989: Freedom and Our Future