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Netherlands faces review by UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Netherlands faces review by UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

The Netherlands’ record on tackling racial discrimination will face scrutiny by the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) on Tuesday 18 August and Wednesday 19 August.  The Netherlands is one of the 177 States Parties to the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD) and so is required […]

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Kourou: Europe’s gateway to the galaxy

Kourou: Europe’s gateway to the galaxy

The space centre in Kourou ©ESA 2013 Perched between Brazil and Suriname lies French Guiana, Europe’s gateway to the galaxy. It might boast a majestic rainforest, but as a French territory it is still part of the European Union and even uses the euro as its currency. A space centre was located near Kourou more […]

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