Race and Ethnicity
The aim of this Convention is to protect and promote the rights of migrant workers.
A case note identifying the lessons learnt and the subsequent jurisprudence adopted by the European Court of Human Rights following the decision of Nachova and Others v. Bulgaria.
Article 1 states that "all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights." Article 2 provides that no one shall be discriminated against in the enjoyment of the rights laid down in the Declaration on the grounds of "race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status." Article 7 provides that "All are equal before the law and are entitled without any discrimination to equal protection of the law.
This treaty is part of the international bill of human rights. It guarantees several rights, including the right to work, the right to social security and the right to education.
This treaty is part of the international bill of human rights and guarantees a range of civil and political rights including the freedom of expression, the right to a fair trial, the freedom of belief and the right to privacy. Article 2 provides that the rights enshrined in the Covenant shall be available to all persons without distinction on the grounds of "race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status". Article 26 of the Covenant guarantees a general right to equality and non-discrimination.
'David C. Baum Memorial Lecture' examining the origins of anti-discrimination law and concepts in the United States and their transatlantic migration to United Kingdom and European Courts.