Organized by Afrodyssée

When: 12 May 2018, 12pm – midnight, followed by an afterparty

Where: Maison Pitoëff, Rue de Carouge 52, 1205 Geneva, Switzerland

What: Featuring 35 African designers, fashion show, market, talk, exhibition

For more information, visit www.afrodyssee.ch.

Afrodyssée: African Trends Market

This event is not organized or sponsored by the United Nations.

The European Union will host the first ever People of African Descent Week in the European Parliament. This is a key initiative to increase awareness of the 15 million people of African descent living in Europe and discuss solutions to address the racial discrimination and violence they face.

The Week will consist of a series of events featuring experts, activists, and policymakers and is co-organized by the European Parliament Anti-Racism and Diversity Intergroup, the Transatlantic Minority Political Leadership Conference, the European Network Against Racism (ENAR), and Each One Teach One (EOTO).

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Juneteenth celebration

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Theme: "Celebrating and Honouring the African and Indigenous history of El Salvador"

Location: Plaza José Simeón Cañas, Zacatecoluca, La Paz, El Salvador

Supported by the Mayor’s Office of Zacatecoluca, the El Salvador Secretaria de la Cultura de la Presidencia, Humanitas Afrika, AFROES (El Comité de Afrodescendiente de El Salvador), and others.

5th Annual Dia de la Afrodescendencia Salvadorena

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.