International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

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2020 DateMarch 21, 2020
2021 DateMarch 21, 2021
International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination History

The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is an observance founded by the United Nations with the objective of abolishing racism and xenophobia. The UN General Assembly states that no human being should have more benefits than any other. Everyone is born free and have the right to equally contribute to societies and communities, regardless of race, nationality, and religion. The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination occurs every year on March 21st.

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Facts & Quotes

  • 2019 Theme: Mitigating and countering rising nationalist populism and extreme supremacist ideologies
  • We must all work harder to repair the fissures and polarization that are so prevalent in our societies today. We must nurture mutual understanding and invest in making diversity a success. And we must counter and reject political figures who exploit differences for electoral gain. — UN Secretary-General António Guterres

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination - References and Related Sites

UN: International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

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