On December 23, 2013, the UN General Assembly proclaimed that 2015 to 2024 is the International Decade for People of African Descent, recognizing that this population represents a distinct group whose human rights must be promoted and protected. Join WOLA, the Institute on Race and Equality, and Afro-descendant leaders from Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Guatemala, Peru, and Panama, to discuss the current situation of Afro-descendant communities in the Americas.
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. EDT
Monday, June 4, 2018
The Washington Office on Latin America
1666 Connecticut Ave NW, Suite 400, Washington D.C. 20001
The event will be in Spanish. Simultaneous translation will be available.