Country

Denmark Denmark

Title

CERD/C/DNK/CO/20-21 (CERD, 2015) International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, Concluding observations on the combined twentieth and twenty-first periodic reports of Denmark

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Year

2015

Type of publication

Report

Geographical coverage

National

Area/location of interest

Not applicable - national level

Type of Institution

Monitoring body

Institution

CERD | International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination

Main Thematic Focus

Racism & xenophobia Discrimination

Target Population

Muslims Migrants Ethnic minorities People with migrant background People of African descent & Black Europeans

Key findings

The Committee recommends that the State party intensify its efforts to raise the awareness of the public, civil servants and law enforcement officials of the importance of cultural diversity, tolerance and inter-ethnic understanding in order to combat stereotypes, prejudices and discrimination against refugees, migrants and persons belonging to the Roma, Muslim, Jewish and African communities. The State party should evaluate the effectiveness of its programmes and activities in this area.

Methodology (Qualitative/Quantitative and exact type used, questionnaires etc)

N/A

Sample details and representativeness

N/A

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