World Conference Against Racism
This page contains information and resources on the United Nations World Conference Against Racism (WCAR) (31 August-7 September 2001), the Youth Summit (26-27 August 2001) and the NGO Forum (28 August-1 September 2001).
Barbados: Conference against racism expels non-blacks, says too traumatic to discuss slavery before whites
UN site of the World Conference Against Racism, Racial Discrimination,
Xenophobia and Related Intolerance
Education and Learning Materials
Proceedings and Reports
During the Conference the Global Human Rights Education Alliance met to discuss various issues related to human rights. Proceedings and recommendations of the symposium and workshop can be found here.
HREA Board Member Nancy Flowers wrote a report on the role of human rights education during the Conference:
Educating Youth Against Racism (by Morris Lipson)
Reports from Durban by members of the Global Human Rights Education listserv (look for messages whose subject line starts with "WCAR" at the bottom of the page)
All news reports about the preparation and events during the WCAR are archived. View the archives.