The UN Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent is undertaking a fact-finding visit to Argentina from 11 to 18 March 2019. The programme of the visit is expected to include meetings with Government officials, national institutions and civil society.

More information on the fact-finding visit to Argentina. See note in Spanish PDF.

This event is not organized or sponsored by the United Nations

Afropean Bridges is an international workshop aims to open a discussion about the identity of African-Europeans and to address political, social and cultural issues related to the post-colonial relationship between European and African countries.

For more information, please visit:
https://www.afropeanbridges.org/programme-2019/
https://hscif.org/international-workshop-afropean-bridges2019/

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Theme: Combating Afrophobia & Intersectionality-Educating the Spanish Society on the Situation of PAD in Spain and the Way Forward

The event is organized by European Network of Women of African Descent (ENWAD) and the European Parliament Anti-Racism & Diversity Intergroup (ARDI).

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Racism & Intersectionality Conference flyer

The International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade will be observed at United Nations Headquarters in New York on the afternoon of 25 March 2019. Highlights will include a commemorative meeting of the General Assembly in the General Assembly Hall at 3:00 p.m. The meeting will feature remarks by the Secretary-General, the President of the General Assembly and Member States. The keynote speaker will be artist Christopher Cozier from Trinidad and Tobago.

Register to attend commemorative meeting

On the evening of 25 March 2019, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., the Remember Slavery Programme will organize its annual cultural and culinary event with live music in the Visitors’ Lobby. The gathering will showcase foods contributed by Member States and music from Africa and the African diaspora, illustrating legacies of the Transatlantic Slave Trade.

Register to attend cultural event

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Join us as we celebrate our 2nd Anniversary of recognizing EXCELLENCE in people of African Descent across the Diaspora and Inside Africa, in support of the United Nations International Decade for People of African Descent, to be observed from 2015 – 2024 and now officially recognized by the African Union.

For more information, please visit www.mipad.org

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A business and cultural heritage project organized by the Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD) in partnership with UNESCO Slave Route Project.

For more information, please visit www.mipad.org/doorofreturn

Organized by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

In accordance with resolution A/RES/73/262 A global call for concrete action for the total elimination of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance and the comprehensive implementation of and follow-up to the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action, adopted by the General Assembly, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights is organizing a one-day consultation on the permanent forum on people of African descent.

Following additional consultations with Member States, and taking into account available conference room space, the one-day Consultation on the permanent forum on people of African descent will now be held on 10 May 2019 in Room VII at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

In accordance with United Nations General Assembly resolution A/RES/73/262, the Consultation will focus on “the modalities, format and substantive and procedural aspects of the permanent forum”. The specific programme of work for the meeting will be communicated closer to the date of the Consultation.

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Location: Zacatecoluca, La Paz, El Salvador

Supported by the Mayor's Office of Zacatecoluca, the Secretary of Culture to the President of El Salvador, and others.

More information will be updated

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This is a multi-disciplinary conference to connect scholars and black communities around the world, featuring panel discussions, local tours, film screenings, workshops, keynotes, and more. The gathering is expected to bring together more than 600 people from across the Americas and beyond.

The event is hosted by the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise and the Institute of African American Research.

Venue: Carolina Theater in Durham, North Carolina

Registration: http://blackcommunities.unc.edu/2019/index.php/event-registration/

Call for Proposals: http://blackcommunities.unc.edu/2019/index.php/call-for-proposals/

This event is not organized or sponsored by the United Nations

Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD) is a civil society initiative in support of the International Decade for People of African Descent. It identifies high achievers of African descent in public and private sectors from all around the world as a progressive network of relevant actors to join together in the spirit of recognition, justice and development of Africa, its people on the continent and across the diaspora.

For more information, please visit www.mipad.org