(1st meeting) Working Group of experts on people of African descent 30th public session on "Children of African Descent"
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The Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent 30th public session on Children of African Descent will be held from 23 to 27 May 2022 in New York, USA.

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Item 1: Opening of the sessionMr. Craig Mokhiber, Director OHCHR New YorkKey Note by H.E Honourable Mia Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados and Chair of the Prime Ministerial Sub-Committee on ReparationsItem 2: Election of the Chair-Rapporteur of the Working Group and Vice Chairperson. Statement by Outgoing Chairperson.Item 3. Adoption of the agendaItem 4. Organization of workItem 5. Update and briefings by the Working Group1. Reports2. Country Visits3. The Working Group's 29th private session4. International Decade for People of African Descent5. Other activitiesThe thematic session will discuss the human rights situation of children of African descent globally. The session will involve extensive discussions on racial discrimination and inequality faced by children of African descent in all areas of life including administration of justice, law enforcement, education, health, family life, development, as well as redress for legacies of enslavement, colonialism, and racial segregation.
The thematic session will discuss the human rights situation of children of African descent globally. The session will involve extensive discussions on racial discrimination and inequality faced by children of African descent in all areas of life including administration of justice, law enforcement, education, health, family life, development, as well as redress for legacies of enslavement, colonialism, and racial segregation.