Celebration of the International Year for people of African descent and Promotion and Dissemination of the General History of Africa

© UNESCO/Gary Masters
Grand mother and grand child

This round table was organized by the Africa Department in order to take stock of the International Year of People of African Descent, to promote the project on the General History of Africa and to value the contribution of people of African descent in cultural and scientific heritage of humanity.


Type of Event Category 7-Seminar and Workshop
Start 29.10.2011 09:00 local time
End 29.10.2011 12:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Santana Afonso, Ana Elisa
Organizer Africa Department
Contact v.habash@unesco.org
Country France
City Paris
Venue UNESCO Headquarters
Street 7, place de Fontenoy
Room Room IX
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English, French
Estimated number of participants 100
Official Website
Link 1 International Year for People of African Descent
Link 2 Programme [PDF, 21 KB]
Link 3
Link 4