The UN Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent is undertaking a fact-finding visit to Belgium from 4 to 11 February 2019. The Working Group’s visit is at the invitation of the Government and will be facilitated by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. 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 Belgium.

The Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent invites all interested stakeholders to submit data and analysis on the human rights situation of people of African descent. In accordance with its mandate, the Working Group is gathering all available data and analysis (governmental and non-governmental) to prepare a baseline report on the human rights situation of people of African descent.

Submissions should be sent to africandescent@ohchr.org and registry@ohchr.org by 28 February 2019.

Guidance note on the request for data
Data template

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.

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/