CERD concluding observations 2016, paragraph 33

UN recommendation

Plain English recommendation

Government should: Collect disaggregated employment and activity data on people from ethnic minority groups. Take further steps to tackle unemployment, job segregation, and discrimination. Particular attention should be paid to recruitment, salaries, promotions and other work conditions.

Original UN recommendation

The Committee recommends that the State party collect disaggregated data on employment, unemployment and activity rates of individuals from ethnic minority groups, throughout its jurisdiction, and that it adopt and implement targeted measures to address unemployment, occupational segregation, and discriminatory practices with regard to recruitment, salaries, promotions and other conditions of employment.

Date of UN examination


UN article number

2 (general obligations), 5 (prohibition of racial discrimination; equal enjoyment of rights)

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