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Event Date: 
July 23, 2021 - 7:00am - 9:00am

This special event will mark the midterm review of the implementation of the International Decade for People of African Descent (2014-2025), which advocates for justice, recognition and development to ensure people of African descent can exercise their full human rights.
Together, we can achieve recognition, justice and development for people of African Descent. Let’s take action to #FightRacism, celebrate #MandelaDay and honour the voices and culture of the people of African Descent.
The agenda includes musical performances, a mini-documentary produced in Latin America, conversations with experts and inspiring voices from young people of African Descent.
Vice-Chancellor of The UWI, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles will be featured alongside:
-         Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
-         Dr. Natalia Kanem, Executive Director of UNFPA
-         H.E. Ambassador Fatima Kyari Mohammed, Permanent Observer of the African Union (AU)
-         Ms. Michaela Moua, EU Anti-racism Coordinator 
The event will be broadcast on UNFPA YouTube channel and on UNWebTV
Friday, July 23, 2021 | 8:00 am Eastern Caribbean/EDT | 7:00 am Jamaica              


Target Audience: 

Target Audience: 

Target Audience: 
General Public


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