Tag: Racism

International Day of Remembrance for the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade, 25th March | United Nations

Friday 25th March marks the International Day of Remembrance for the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade.     This day is honoured every year by the United Nations to remember those who suffered and died as victims of this tragic and brutal slavery system, which lasted for over 400 years, and to raise… Continue Reading International Day of Remembrance for the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade, 25th March | United Nations

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, 21 March | United Nations

  The 21st March every year is recognised by the United Nations as International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. The theme for 2017 is “Racial profiling and incitement to hatred, including in the context of migration,” recognising that refugees and migrants are often targets for racial discrimination.   Below is some information about the… Continue Reading International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, 21 March | United Nations

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination – Monday 21st March, 2016

“The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is an opportunity to renew our commitment to building a world of justice and equality where xenophobia and bigotry do not exist. We must learn the lessons of history and acknowledge the profound damage caused by racial discrimination.” – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Monday 21st March is the… Continue Reading International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination – Monday 21st March, 2016

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