Furthering the U.N.'s Leftist Agenda: The U.N. CERD Committee Report

Publication Date: April 2008

Publisher: Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)

Author(s): Steven Groves

Research Area: International relations; Social conditions

Keywords: International organizations; Racial discrimination; United Nations

Type: Brief

Coverage: United States


In 1994, the U.S. Senate ratified the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD). As a party to the CERD, the United States commits to prohibit racial discrimination in all its forms and is required to submit reports periodically to the CERD Committee outlining its compliance with the treaty.