​​​Sessions of the Working Group


28th session of the Working Group 22 to 26 March 2021 ​

Documentation
Focus: Environmental Justice, the Climate Crisis and People of African Descent


27th session of the Working Group 30 November to 4 December 2020

Documentation
Focus: The Urgency of Now: Systemic Racism and the Lessons of 2020


26th session of the Working Group 23-25 November 2020  ​

Regional meetings with civil society
Focus: Strategizing on the way forward at the mid-term of the International Decade for people of African descent


25th session of the Working Group 9-13 December 2019 ​

Private meeting


24th session of the Working Group 25-29 March 2019 ​

Documentation
Focus: Data for racial justice


23rd session of the Working Group 3-7 December 2018 ​

Private meeting


22nd session of the Working Group 19-23 March 2018

Documentation​​
Focus: Framework for a Declaration on the human rights of people of African descent


21st session of the Working Group ​20-24 November 2017

Private meeting​


20th session of the Working Group 3-7 April 2017

Documentation​
Focus: People of African descent and the Sustainable Development Goals
Consultation with Civil Society


19th session, 28 November-2 December 2016

Private meeting


18th session of the Working Group 11-15 April 2016

Documentation
Focus: Interlinkages between recognition, justice and development


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