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A Decade of Recognition for the Contributions, Achievements and Challenges of People of African Descent Worldwide
21 Mar 2018 -  WELCOMING REMARKS
Mr. Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Ms. Narjess Saidane, Permanent Observer, International Organization of La Francophonie to the United Nations
H.E. Mr. Mauro Vieira, Permanent Representative of Brazil to the United Nations
H.E. Mr. Jerry Matthews Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations
Ms. Gay McDougall, Member of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
MUSICAL INTERLUDE
Ms. Susana Baca, Singer-Songwriter and former Minister of Culture of Peru
TESTIMONY
Mr. Gwen Dressaire, Worship Leader, EMCI TV
PANEL DISCUSSION
Ms. Rokhaya Diallo, Writer, Filmmaker, Journalist and TV host
Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., Founder and President, Rainbow/PUSH Coalition
Ms. Susana Baca, Singer-Songwriter and former Minister of Culture of Peru
Mr. Gwen Dressaire, Worship Leader, EMCI TV
MODERATORS
Ms. E. Tendayi Achiume, UN Special Rapporteur on racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance
Mr. Craig Mokhiber, Director, New York Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights