Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, General Recommendation 4, Information on the demographic composition of the population (Eighth session, 1973), U.N. Doc. A/9018 at 106 (1973), reprinted in Compilation of General Comments and General Recommendations Adopted by Human Rights Treaty Bodies, U.N. Doc. HRI\GEN\1\Rev.6 at 197 (2003).
Having considered reports submitted by States parties under article 9 of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination at its seventh and eighth sessions,
Bearing in mind the need for the reports sent by States parties to the Committee to be as informative as possible,
Invites States parties to endeavour to include in their reports under article 9 relevant information on the demographic composition of the population referred to in the provisions of article 1 of the Convention.