The Icelandic Government and the Icelandic Red Cross hereby agree to cooperate in the execution of the following pledge:
- Promote tolerance and respect for human rights without regard to gender, race, color, religion and sexual orientation and other personal characteristics.
- Strengthen the efforts of the Government for equality, equal opportunities and integration to the society.
- Reduce potential discrimination against foreigners within the public sector by introducing training and education for relevant parties within the justice system.
- Support further integration of foreign students within the school system, inter alia with the aim of reducing the number of drop-outs, especially from college.
Pledge by Icelandic Red Cross and Iceland
Themes: Discrimination, Education, Gender, Social protection, Youth
Institution: Government, National Society
Pledge type: Specific