The Week Against Racism on March 14th to 21st in Negotin have started talks and preparations for marking of the International Day for the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination.
In memory of the 69 people who protested against the racist policy of apartheid and therefore killed March 21st 1960 in the South African city Sharpville, the General Assembly of the Council of Europe (1966) has decided that March 21st each year is designated as International Day for the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination.
In the small hall of the Municipal Assembly on Monday March 21st 2011 in Negotin, from 11 to 12h, at a press conference will speak the representatives of:
- Municipalities Negotin
- Working body for gender equality of Negotin
- Member of the Municipal Council of Negotin
- Human Rights Negotin
Network Committee for Human Rights in Serbia CHRIS through the existence of local offices (in Novi Sad, Valjevo, Nis, Novi Pazar and Negotin), mark the International Day for the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination with the slogan RESPECT DIVERSITY ERADICATE DISCRIMINATION!
At Djordje Stanojevic Square on Monday March 21st 2011, from 12 to 14h, in the realisation of the Committee for Human Rights Negotin, will be distributed printed educational and promotional materials (Calendar with 12 winners of the fight against discrimination and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Law on Prohibition ...), and in direct contact with citizens to remind us of the fact that we all have to fight for human rights and the principle of equality.
Action is being implemented under the project entitled "Human rights for all", supported by the Fund for Open Society in Belgrade.