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Name: Convention against Discrimination in Education
Country: International Organizations
Subject(s): Non-discrimination
Type of legislation: International agreement
Adopted on: 1960-12-14
Entry into force:
ISN: ORG-1960-IA-67117
Bibliography: Text in English Text in English Records of the General Conference (11th Session), UNESCO (consulted on 2004)
texte en français texte en français Actes de la Conferénce générale (11e Session), UNESCO (consulted on 2004-04)
Abstract/Citation: Prohibits discrimination in education, including:
- depriving any person access to education of any type or at any level;
- limiting any person to education of an inferior standard;
- establishing or maintaining separate educational systems or institutions for persons; or
- inflicting on any person conditions which are incompatible with the dignity of man.
Obliges States Parties to develop and apply a national policy that will promote equality of opportunity and of treatment in the matter of education.

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