UNPAD Launch


September 26, 2016 On September, 26th , 2016, UN-PAD hosted an event at the ECOSOC Chamber, United Headquarters, New York to mark the launching of this important initiative. Speakers at the event included Ambassador Rhonda King, Ambassador/Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, (whom in conjunction with her government have been leading advocates for the establishment of the Decade for People of African Descent); Ms. Luislinda Dias de Valois Santo, Special Secretary for the Promotion of Racial Equality, Government of Brazil; Ms. Yrthya Dinzey Flores, Executive Director, Corporate Social Responsibility & Diversity, Time Warner Company; Ms. Alison [...]