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Identification with a particular racial or ethnic group (Art.1, par.1 & 4) : . 24/08/90. CERD General recom. 8. (General Comments)
General Recommendation VIII
Identification with a particular racial or ethnic group (Art.1, par.1 & 4)

(Thirty-eighth session, 1990

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination,

Having considered reports from States parties concerning information about the ways in which individuals are identified as being members of a particular racial or ethnic groups or groups,

Is of the opinion that such identification shall, if no justification exists to the contrary, be based upon self-identification by the individual concerned.

* Contained in document A/45/18.



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