Our Policy Advisor Jake Mendrik spoke with regards to responses made by the Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Bureau to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD). He made recommendations calling for a identification mechanism for stateless persons, the repeal of the “two-week rule” for migrant domestic workers, and for the government to consider the United Nations Universal Periodic Review recommendations made by Indonesia and the Philippines in the meeting of the Panel on Constitutional Affairs of the Legislative Council on 19 November 2018. Read or watch his speech (starts at 15:32:10).

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