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General Assembly, 73rd plenary meeting, 71st session
24 Mar 2017 -  Commemoration of the abolition of slavery and the transatlantic slave trade: commemorative meeting of the General Assembly to mark the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade [item 119]
The theme for this year’s observance is “Remember Slavery: Recognizing the Legacy and Contributions of People of African Descent”