UN Initiative: 2015 – 2024 Int’l Decade for People of African Descent

The United Nations has declared 2015 -2024 the International Decade for People of African Descent.

“In proclaiming this Decade, the international community is recognizing that people of African descent represent a distinct group whose human rights must be promoted and protected. Around 200 million people identifying themselves as being of African descent live in the Americas. Many millions more live in other parts of the world, outside of the African continent.” from UN 2015 – 2024 

Recognition – Justice – Development