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Understanding African Identity & UN’s African Initiatives

August 24, 2015 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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Understanding African ID and UN

To book: www.bit.ly/AfricanID

The event consists of the screening of Kwaku‘s vox pops documentary ‘The African Or Black Question’, ‘IDPAD 2015-2024: Understanding The UN’s Int’l Decade For People Of African Descent’, and ‘Black V African Schism’, which precedes discussion on African identity, terminology and the UN initiatives – International Year For People Of African Descent 2011 (IYPAD) and International Decade For People Of African Descent 2015-2024 (IDPAD) – and exploring how these initiatives empower Africans.

Two jurist consults Esther Stanford-Xosei & Kofi Mawuli Klu, Co-Vice Chairs of PARCOE (Pan-Afrikan Reparations Coalition in Europe), explain UN”s IDPAD (International Decade For People Of African Descent) and its potential in uplifting the African cause on a local, regional and global level; and provide an update on the UK reparations movement.

It’s suitable for young people. Stalls available for selling books, DVDs, crafts, etc.

In association with TAOBQ (The African Or Black Question) and PARCOE

Details

Date:
August 24, 2015
Time:
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Cost:
Free
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Website:
http://www.bit.ly/AfricanID

Organiser

BTWSC/African Histories Revisited
Email:
btwsc @ hotmail.com
Website:
www.bit.ly/AfricanID

Other

Ticket Information
www.bit.ly/AfricanID
Poster Email
editor@britishblackmusic.com
Event Excerpt
An opportunity to hear and discuss issues around African history, terminology, reparations, ad the UN's IYPAD and IDPAD initiatives.

Venue

Harrow Mencap
1st floor (ring middle buzzer), 3 Jardine House, Harrovian Business Village Bessborough Road
London, HA1 3EX United Kingdom
Website:
http://bit.ly/1dD4QyL