Notice of Motion on Elimination of Racism - Tariana Turia
21 March 2013; 2pm
Notice of Motion : International Day for the
Elimination of Racial Discrimination - Hon Tariana
Hon Tariana Turia was granted leave to move a
motion without notice and without debate:
House notes that today is the International Day for the
Elimination of Racial Discrimination, and supports the
United Nations Secretary-General’s call that we should
“recommit to ending racial discrimination and realising
our vision of justice, equality and freedom from fear for
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