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(1st meeting) 2nd Session of the Permanent Forum…

(1st meeting) 2nd Session of the Permanent Forum on People of African Descent - Opening and General Debate
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Summary
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is organizing  the second session of the Permanent Forum on People of African Descent from 30 May to 2 June 2023 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. The overarching theme of the second session is "Realizing the dream: A United Nations Declaration on the promotion, protection and full respect of the human rights of people of African descent". 
Description
  • Item 1: Opening of the session
  • Item 2: Appointment of the Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson, and Rapporteur of the Second Session
  • Item 3: Adoption of the programme of work of the Second Session 
  • Item 4: General Debate

The Second Session of the Permanent Forum on People of African Descent (PFPAD) will be part of a global consultative process with a focus on five thematic panels on global reparatory justice, Pan-Africanism, transnational migration, data-collection for recognising and addressing systemic and structural racism, and health, well-being and intergenerational trauma.