International and regional instruments

1. International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination

2. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD).
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3. General recommendations of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (particularly General Recommendation №31 on Prevention of racial discrimination in criminal justice and functioning of judicial system as well as General Recommendation №15 on Organized violence on the basis of ethnic origin)

4. International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.

5. Declaration on the Elimination of All Forms of Intolerance and of Discrimination Based on Religion or Belief.

6. European Convention on Human Rights.

7. Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities.

8. ECRI’s (European Commission against Racism and Intolerance) General Policy Recommendations (particularly recommendation №7 on national legislation to combat racism and racial discrimination and recommendation №11 on combating racism and racial discrimination in policing: (ENG)

9. Council Framework Decision 2008/913/JHA of 28 November 2008 on combating certain forms and expressions of racism and xenophobia by means of criminal law.

10. American Convention on Human Rights.