Reports and publications

High Commissioner mid-term report

2020 Mid-term report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on her activities in follow-up to the implementation of the programme of activities within the framework of the International Decade for People of African Descent  View report A/HRC/45/47 (Advanced Edited Version)

Secretary-General progress reports

Every year, the UN Secretary General submits a progress report on the implementation of activities of the International Decade for People of African Descent.  These reports include a host of examples and good practices implemented throughout the world. The most recent reports also feature a thematic focus.

2019 Secretary-General Progress report on Implementation of the Activities of the International Decade for People of African Descent:  The focus of the 2019 progress report, submitted by the Secretary General to the 74th session of the General Assembly, is on the Right to Development, and the rights of people of African descent in relation to Sustainable Development Goals, notably goals 4, 8, 10, 13, 16 and 17.
Download A/74/308 report

2018 Secretary-General Progress report on Implementation of the Activities of the International Decade for People of African Descent:  The focus on the 2018 progress report, submitted by the Secretary General to the 73rd session of the General Assembly, is on the issue of Racial Profiling.
Download A/73/354 report 

2017 Secretary-General Progress report on Implementation of the Activities of the International Decade for People of African Descent: The focus of the 2017 progress report, submitted by the Secretary General to the 72nd session of the General Assembly, focuses on Women and Girls of African Descent. 
Download A/72/323 report 

2016 Secretary-General Progress report on Implementation of the Activities of the International Decade for People of African Descent: This report covers activities implemented by various bodies throughout the world.
Download A/71/290 report

Publications

Preventing and Countering Racial Profiling of People of African Descent (2019)
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Women and girls of African descent: Human rights achievements and challenges
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