|Name:||Convention against Discrimination in Education|
|Type of legislation:||International agreement|
|Entry into force:|
|Bibliography:||Text in English Records of the General Conference (11th Session), UNESCO (consulted on 2004)
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.