Convention Against Discrimination in Education

Convention against Discrimination in Education is a convention adopted by UNESCO in 1960 aiming to combat all forms of discrimination including compelled or forced segregation and in the field of education, including all funding and administrative policies related to education, the convention has supported school choice funding and a wide diversity of educational choice including publicly funded religious schools in most developed democratic societies except America . It has entered into force in 1962. There is an additional Protocol Instituting a Conciliation and Good offices Commission, adopted in 1962 and entering force in 1968. As of 2013, the Convention has 100 member states (counting China relating to Macau only), and the Protocol has 34 (counting pre-unification Vietnam; post-unification Vietnam has not expressed a position on whether it succeeds pre-unification Vietnam as member of protocol).

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