Join us in promoting the International Decade for People of African Descent. Make a difference by standing up against racial discrimination and supporting recognition, justice and development for people of African descent worldwide. Here are a few ways you can get involved:

Find an event near you

Organize your own event and use the Decade logo in your printed and electronic materials


Apply for the UN Fellowship for People of African Descent

Educate yourself with these resources:

1. Articles and publications
2. Messages
3. Documents
4. Links

Join the conversation on social media #AfricanDescent

Follow related UN initiatives:

#RememberSlavery to ensure that future generations understand the causes, consequences, legacies and lessons of the transatlantic slave trade.

#FightRacism by standing up against racial prejudice, xenophobia and intolerance.

#JoinTogether to promote respect, safety and dignity for refugees and migrants, and counter the rise in xenophobia and discrimination.

#StandUp4HumanRights at a time when these hard-won rights and freedoms are facing increasing pressures across the world.