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Jul 19

Annual African Descent Summit 2024

July 19 @ 7:00 pm - July 21 @ 10:00 pm EDT

This Summit is one of the platforms that brings people of African Descent together to reflect on their common agenda and aspirations

African Descent Ontario (ADSON) presents the *Annual African Descent Summit 2024*.

We would be honored to have you join us for this important event as we approach the wrap up of the *UN Decade for Peoples of African Descent* that is scheduled to complete in 2024.

Registrations are open and you can also encourage your family members in Africa and elsewhere to register and come join these important conversations.

African Descent Ontario is delighted to organize for you an enriching Summit. *You don’t want to Miss it!*If you’re interested in getting firsthand information visit our website at : http://www.africandescenton.org

Overview:

Given the dark history mired with racial segregation/violence during slavery and colonial times, many people of African Descent have used lots of platforms to advocate for their fundamental rights and equity.

The African Descent Summit is one of the platforms that will bring people of African Descent from different walks of life together to reflect on their common agenda and aspirations. The Summit will therefore strengthen action to dismantle the obstacles encountered by People of African Descent in Canada and beyond. Furthermore, it will promote knowledge about African Canadian heritage, and many fundamental contributions of People of African Descent in humanity advancement. This will be through presentations from outspoken pan African speakers, Key influential African Descent Canadians, Black Canadian, music from legendary African artists as well as showcasing of art and culture in various forms.

Summit Mission:

Advocating and inspiring people of African descent in Canada and International Organizations to fully participate, empower and promote the international decade for people of African Descent.

Summit Overall Goal:

The overall goal of the summit is to empower the people of African Descent and contribute towards the cross-cutting issues in areas, protection and fulfillment of all human rights and fundamental freedoms by people of African Descent as by universal declaration of human rights.

The Key Summit Objectives:

The summit will:

  1. Promote African art, culture and heritage.
  2. Be a platform for the discussion and reflection on what people of African Descent in Canada have done to improve African leadership, culture, Art, Health, employment, development, and sustainable development.
  3. Focus on addressing the needs of people of African Descent in Canada and around the globe, with emphasis on vast cultural diversity and potentials.
  4. To empower the less privileged people of African descent through music and art for people of African descent
  5. To network with African professionals and to learn from each other and share cultural diversity experiences.

Refund Policy

100 % less banking fees refund will be available only if the summit is cancelled by the host organization. There will be no refund whatsoever under circumstances.

Previous Summit (AADS-2023) on Camera

2024 KEYNOTE SPEAKER

JULY 2024, 10 AM-2:50 ANNUAL AFRICAN DESCENT PANELIST AT MASSEY COLLEGE

LAND ACKNOWEDGEMENT BY PROFESSOR VERNE ROSS

Details

Start:
July 19 @ 7:00 pm EDT
End:
July 21 @ 10:00 pm EDT
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/annual-african-descent-summit-2024-tickets-717907961037

Venue

Toronto Pavilion
190 Railside Road, Toronto, ON M3A 1A3
Toronto, M3A 1A3 CA
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