WHAT'S NEXT? Once Again – We Shall Overcome: COVID-19 and People of African Descent

23 July 2020

Youtube Live

Please join us at the next conversation on the Nairobi Commitments/ICPD25: What’s Next? Global Thought Leadership Conversations

UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Natalia Kanem will be joined by Member State and civil society leaders and other experts for a global conversation on the impacts and challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic on people of African descent and their communities. Participants will reflect on how we can build a better world, one that breaks the cycle of systemic inequalities and brings us unequivocally toward equal societies, free from discrimination, marginalization and racism.

The virtual moderated event will include music and other performances by people of African descent and the African diaspora.  

The event will feature simultaneous interpretation in Spanish, French and Portuguese, as well as international sign language. 

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