Campus UNESCO "Africa : Beyond Prejudices"

When, local time: 
Thursday, 28 September 2017 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Where: 
France, Paris
Type of Event: 
Special Event
Contact: 
Victoria Dellinger

CAMPUS UNESCO "AFRICA: BEYOND PREJUDICES" will take place September 28th, 2017 from 10:00 am to 11:30 am at UNESCO Headquarters, 125 Avenue de Suffren, Paris, Room XII.
CAMPUS UNESCO "AFRICA: BEYOND PREJUDICES" will take place September 28th, 2017 from 10:00 am to 11:30 am at UNESCO Headquarters, 125 Avenue de Suffren, Paris, Room XII.
RFI, in partnership with UNESCO, created a series of videos, “Memories of a continent” presented by Elikia M’Bokolo, to illustrate the release of the scientific books collection “General History of Africa”. Initiated by UNESCO and started in 1964, this books collection was written by important African and international specialists and aims at building a history of Africa liberated from racial prejudices, inherited from colonization and slave trade, and favor African perspectives. This collection is regarded as a major contribution to the knowledge of humanity history.
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLi_zbgj_QX4pqlK7djlXuJN8w9deOy1YE...

Speakers:
Christophe Champin – Journalist RFI in charge of New medias, Director of Radio France Internationale, Paris.
Ali Moussa Iye – Chief of Section, History and Memory for Dialogue, UNESCO and responsible of "The Slave Route" and “General History of Africa”
Elikia M’Bokolo – Congolese historian, specialist of social, political and intellectual history of Africa. Graduate of Ecole Normale Superieure (Paris), University expert, Research Director at l’École des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS), Paris.

Debate moderated by Victoria Dellinger, Public Relations and Partnerships Officer, manager of UNESCO CAMPUSES

ABOUT CAMPUS UNESCO: To put the expertise of UNESCO teams and partners at the service of the youth for a better understanding of major contemporary issues. Young people exchange on different themes with 3 experts on this issue. Moderation and one of the experts are from UNESCO, others are civil society voluntary speakers. Since 2014, 45 CAMPUSES raised awareness to over 12,000 young people. On major themes such as: sports and citizenship, peace, sustainable development, human rights, girls’ education, genocides, freedom of expression and cultural heritage.
The Campus program is supported by la Fondation d’Entreprise ENGIE.