(2nd meeting) The Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent 30th public session on Children of African Descent
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This 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.

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Item 6 Thematic Discussion
Introduction by Catherine
Namakula

TOPIC 1
Safeguarding the Health and
Well-being of Children of
African Descent
Expert statement Miriam
Ekiudoko and Panel Chair:
Sushil Raj
Invited Speakers:

1. Dr Joia Crear-Perry
National Birth Equity
Collaborative (USA)

2. Dr. Sam Agbo, Senior
Health Advisor DfID
(UK) Video

3. Ms. Nafissatou Diop,
UNFPA Chief, Gender
and Human Rights
Branch, Technical
Division, NY.

4. Dr Robert Carter
(USA) video

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.