A coalition of First Nations organizations and governments, including the Assembly of First Nations and the Native Women’s Association of Canada, as well as NGOs including Amnesty International and KAIROS, has written to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) urging the Commitee to examine against Indigenous peoples. Click here to read today’s joint media advisory.
More than 35 Indigenous nations, regional and national Indigenous people’s organizations, human rights and social justice organizations have filed their own individual alternative reports to CERD. Click here to read NWAC’s Shadow Report.
More information about CERD and Canada’s review is posted on the Committee’s website.