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General recommendation No. 33 (29 Sep. 2009): Follow-up to the Durban Review Conference CERD/C/GC/33

General recommendation No. 32 (24 Sep 2009): The meaning and scope of special measures in the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms Racial Discrimination CERD/C/GC/32

General recommendation 31 (3 Oct 2005): Prevention of racial discrimination in the administration and functioning of the criminal justice system (A/60/18(SUPP), par. 460

General recommendation 28 on the follow-up to the World Conference against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance (1 Jan 2002 A/57/18(SUPP), p. 109

General recommendation No 25 on gender related dimensions of racial discrimination (1 Oct 2000) A/55/18(SUPP), Annex V, p. 152

General Recommendation No. 24: Reporting of persons belonging to different races, national/ethnic groups, or indigenous peoples (Art. 1) (27 Aug. 1999) A/54/18(SUPP), Annex V, p. 105

General Recommendation No. 8: Identification with a particular racial or ethnic group (Art.1, par.1 & 4) (1 Jan 1991) A/45/18(SUPP), p. 79

General Recommendation No. 7: Legislation to eradicate racial discrimination (Art. 4) (20 Aug. 1985) A/40/18(SUPP), p.131

General Recommendation No. 4: Demographic composition of the population (Art. 9) (1 Jan 1973) A/9018(SUPP), p. 106