At the first preparatory conference for the World Conference Against Racism (WCAR), the WEO Group, that is, Western European and Others (United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand), led by the US, takes the position that compensatory relief (i.e., reparations) should not be discussed at WCAR.


Reference: Roger Wareham, The Popularization of the International Demand for Reparations for African People,in Should America Pay?: Slavery and the Raging Debate on Reparations(ed. Raymond A. Winbush, PhD 2003) at p. 232

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