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Aug 31: First International Day for People of African Descent

The United Nations marked the first-ever International Day for People of African Descent on August 31, 2021 to celebrate the enormous contributions of African diaspora in field of human endeavour. Background UN General Assembly had adopted the resolution to establish the International Day for people of African Descent in December 2020. Resolution also recalled two ..

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August 23: International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Its Abolition observed

The International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition has been observed on 23rd August by UNESCO. The Member States of UNESCO organizes the events every year on the date, inviting young people, educators, artists, and intellectuals for participation. What is the significance of the day? The purpose of celebrating this ..

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The 2017 International Day for Remembrance of Slave Trade and its Abolition observed on 23 August

The International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition is observed every year by UNESCO on August 23 to pay tribute to all those who fought for freedom, and, in their name, to continue teaching about their story and the values therein.

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