Budapest (1994) (excerpts)

Budapest 1994 (Decisions: VIII. The Human Dimension: Tolerance and non-discrimination) (excerpts)

25. The participating States condemn manifestations of intolerance, and especially of aggressive
nationalism, racism, chauvinism, xenophobia and anti-semitism, and will continue to
promote effective measures aimed at their eradication (…) They condemn all crimes committed
in the pursuit of so-called “ethnic cleansing” and will continue to give their effective support
to the International War Crimes Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague.

26. They commend the Council of Europe’s plan of action on racism, xenophobia, anti-semitism
and intolerance. In following up the Rome Council’s Declaration, CSCE institutions will
explore possibilities for joint work with the Council of Europe, as well as the United Nations
and other international organizations.

27. Reaffirming their commitment to ensure freedom of conscience and religion and to foster
a climate of mutual tolerance and respect between believers of different communities as well
as between believers and non-believers, they expressed their concern about the exploitation of
religion for aggressive nationalist ends.