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1st Meeting - 27th session of Working Group of experts on people of African descent
1 Dec 2020 -  Item 1: Opening of the session Assistant Secretary General for Human Rights Ilze Brands Kehris
Item 2: Remarks by outgoing Chair Ahmed Reid & introduction of the current Chairperson-Rapporteur Dominique Day
Item 3: Adoption of the agenda
Item 4: Organization of work
Item 5: Update and briefings by the Working Group on activities including on the WGEPAD Guidelines on inclusion of people of African descent in the 2030 Agenda
Item 6: Thematic discussion:The Urgency of Now: Systemic Racism and the Lessons of 2020

Session 1: COVID-19 as Catastrophe and Catalyst, including presentation of WGEPAD report, COVID-19, Systemic Racism and Global Protest
Ms. Dominique Day, Chairperson of the WGEPAD
Dr. Tlaleng Mofokeng, Special Rapporteur on the right to Health
Dr. Uche Blackstock, Advancing health equity
Discussion: Participants on the speakers list and input received via social media