Country: United States of America, New York
Event Type: Observances
Event Name: International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade
Event Description: In accordance with resolution 62/122 of 17 December 2007, which designated 25 March as the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade, a week-long series of educational activities is being organized by DPI's Education Outreach to raise awareness of the causes, consequences and lessons of the slave trade from 18 to 25 March 2013. The theme of this year’s commemoration is "Forever Free: Celebrating Emancipation."
UN Sponsor: Department of Public Information (DPI)
Event URL: http://www.un.org/en/events/slaveryremembranceday/index.shtml
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