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A business and cultural heritage project organized by the Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD) in partnership with UNESCO Slave Route Project.

For more information, please visit www.mipad.org/doorofreturn

Organized by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

In accordance with resolution A/RES/73/262 A global call for concrete action for the total elimination of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance and the comprehensive implementation of and follow-up to the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action, adopted by the General Assembly, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights is organizing a one-day consultation on the permanent forum on people of African descent.

Following additional consultations with Member States, and taking into account available conference room space, the one-day Consultation on the permanent forum on people of African descent will now be held on 10 May 2019 in Room VII at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

In accordance with United Nations General Assembly resolution A/RES/73/262, the Consultation will focus on “the modalities, format and substantive and procedural aspects of the permanent forum”.


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The fourth edition of the Model African Union Bayreuth Conference (BAYMAU19) at the University of Bayreuth, Germany will be held under the theme “Africa in motion – Visions of Mobility, Identities and Citizenship”.

For more information, please visit www.modelafricanunion.de

Bayreuth Conference flyer

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Following Registration, Refreshments & Networking between 2:00PM – 2:30PM, the session will start at 2:30PM. It will be informal, aimed at involving delegates from Bristol and surrounding areas. An hour and a half maximum of guided discussion will start from 2:30PM – 4:00PM.

The Roundtable is hosted by the Social Sciences and Research Group of the University of the West of England at the Arnolfini City Campus, and will be facilitated by Dr Marlene Ellis, Haja Salifu Dagarti, Nana Asante and all members of the IDPAD Coalition UK Board.

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5th Annual African Descent Festival flyer

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Time: Saturday, 27 July 2019, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Location: The University of Northampton, University Drive, Northampton, NN1 5PH

Organisers: IDPAD Coalition UK in partnership with Salifu Dagarti Foundation and support by The University of Northampton

Programme:
Registration, Refreshments & Networking will take place from 10:30 am - 11:00 am.The session (11:00 am) will be very informal, aimed at involving delegates from Northampton and surrounding areas in the discussion. Guided discussion from 11:00 am – 12:30pm. The Roundtable will be facilitated by Dr Marlene Ellis, Nana Asante, Haja Salifu Dagarti and all members of the IDPAD Coalition UK Board. The Roundtable Meeting will end with an evaluation and another opportunity to network and share contact details for future.

Please contact sdf@salifudagarti.org for further query

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Location: Zacatecoluca, La Paz, El Salvador

6th Annual Dia de la Afrodescendencia Salvadorena poster

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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/

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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

Organized by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, in cooperation with the African Union. 22-25 October 2019 (tbc) The meeting will last for 2 days during this period in a country in Africa. The precise dates and location will be confirmed shortly.)

Information Note on financial support for civil society participants (pdf icon)

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