International Year for People of African Descent


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Public Service Announcement Video on People of African Descent (in French)

The discrimination people of African descent suffer hinders their advancement and the development of the societies in which they live. This video was produced in partnership with the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie.
La discrimination que les personnes d'ascendance africaine subissent est un frein à leur développement et à celui des sociétés dans lesquelles elles vivent. Cette vidéo a été produite en partenariat avec l'Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie.


High Commissioner's Statement on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

The High Commissioner’s statement is available as a video which will be of special interest to broadcasters and for use at events to mark the day.

Video text transcript (Word)


Integrating people of African descent in Bolivian society

Bolivians of African descent still find themselves living on the sidelines of society.