International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade

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International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade

Wednesday, 23 March, 2011
1:30 to 3:00
Room XIX, Palais des Nations
Refreshments from 1:00 to 1:30 p.m.

Speakers :
- H.E. Prosper Vokouma, Permanent Representative of Burkina Faso,
President of the African Group
- Sergei Ordzhonikidze, Director General, United Nations Office at Geneva
(tbc)
- Navi Pillay, High Commissioner for Human Rights
- Representative of the Caribbean Community
- Jan Lönn, Secretary, World Against Racism Network
- Mireille Fanon-Mendes France, President, Franz Fanon Foundation
- Martin Maluza, President, International Committee for the Application of the African Charter for Peoples and Human Rights
- Ositadinma Anaedu, Coordinator of the African Group for Human Rights issues
Organized by :
AFRICAN GROUP and WORLD AGAINST RACISM NETWORK