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International Day of the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

March 19 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

International Day of the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

 

19 March 2021. United Nations Headquarters. New York

Background

In accordance with General Assembly resolution 75/237 of 31 December 2020, the President of the General Assembly will convene a commemorative plenary meeting of the General Assembly to mark the International Day of the Elimination of Racial
Discrimination on Friday, 19 March 2021, at 10:00 a.m., in the General Assembly Hall.

As per operative paragraph 42 of General Assembly resolution 75/237, the meeting will focus on the midterm review of the International Decade for People of African Descent.

Dr. Uzodinma Iweala, author, medical doctor, CEO of The Africa Center, and eminent person active in the struggle against racial discrimination will be invited to attend the meeting and address the Assembly on the occasion. The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms. Michelle Bachelet Jeria will also address the commemorative meeting.

Details

Date:
March 19
Time:
10:00 am - 1:00 pm