Law Combating Discrimination and Hatred

Emiratos Arabes Unidos
UAE Government
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

In 2015 the UAE issued Federal Decree Law No. 2 of 2015 on combatting discrimination and hatred, the aims of which are to provide legislative ground for creating an environment of co-existence and acceptance, and fighting discrimination against individuals or groups based on race, color, ethnic origin, religion, caste or doctrine.

The provisions of the decree are applied on the internet, telecommunication networks, electronic websites and in audiovisual materials among others, thereby protecting individuals, including artists and cultural professionals from discrimination in the digital environment.

What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 

People are comfortable engaging in digital platforms and creating digital cultural content with the knowledge that they have the protection of the law from being attacked or discriminated against.

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Objetivo(s) de la Convención 2005 de la UNESCO
Cultural Domain(s)