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Verene Shepherd (Jamaica)


Chairperson of the Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent

Ms. Shepherd, a social historian, has been teaching courses on gender, slavery and migration and their human rights application at the University of West Indies in Jamaica since 1988.

Her doctoral dissertation from the University of Cambridge, now a published book, focused on the enslavement and exploitation of people of African descent in Jamaica.

She is currently University Director of the Institute for Gender & Development Studies and hosts a radio programme “Talking History”.

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Information about International Decade for People of African Descent

Draft Programme of Action for the Decade for People of African Descent
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General Assembly Resolution 68/237
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General Assembly Resolution 68/151
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General Assembly Resolution 67/155
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General Assembly Resolution 66/144
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International Year of the People of African Descent

International Year for People of African Descent

People of African Descent: Recognition, Justice and Development

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