Organized by the African Union Commission, through its Citizens and Diaspora Directorate

The symposium brings together participants from various stakeholder groups, including the African Union Commission, member states of the Union, the Economic Social and Cultural Council of the African Union, the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Regional Economic Communities, African civil society groups, African diaspora representatives, and international partners, to develop a road map for the national, continental action towards the achievement of the objectives of the Decade.

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

The Bedford Stuyvesant Museum of African Art (BSMAA) is holding its annual Nelson “Madiba” Mandela Humanitarian Award Presentation, honouring individuals who embody the ideals and principles of Nelson Mandela.

This year's award ceremony is held under the theme "Education: A Forceful Weapon Empowering The World's Children."

Sunday, 13 October 2018
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, New York

Mandela award ceremony flyer

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.

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

Juneteenth celebration