International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination: The Role of Education
This event organized by UNESCO Office in Brazil and the Ministry of Education is in the continuation of actions taken within the scope of the “Brazil-Africa Program: Crossed stories” that contribute to the institutionalization of the Law 10,639 - which mandates to include Africa and Afro-Brazilian History and Culture in Brazil 's formal Education, since early childhood education.
The event will include the launch of three publications:
- Summary of the Collection of General History of Africa,
- Book on History and Culture in Early Childhood Education,
- Short Stories Award - Black Personalities - II edition (Tribute to Abdias do Nascimento).
A seminar on "Strategies for early childhood education without racism" will be held that will feature national and international researchers, among others, Professor Pap Ndiaye, lecturer at the Institut d' Études Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po), specialist on the subject of race relations and Professor Francis Véronique, who teaches Educational Sciences at Université d'Orléans and is an expert in professionals who works with young children, reading and writing practices, and ethnic and racial representations.