WGEPAD country visit to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 18-27 January 2023

wed18janAll Dayfri27WGEPAD country visit to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 18-27 January 2023Event DetailsThe Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent is undertaking a fact-finding country visit to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from 18 to 27 January 2023. The Working Group’s visit is at the invitation of the Government and will be facilitated by OHCHR. This is the Working Group’s second country visit to the United Kingdom, its first visit was from 1 to 5 October 2012. Report A/HRC/24/52/Add.1 contains the findings and recommendations following the visit in 2012. The programme of the visit will include meetings with Government officials, national institutions and civil society. The Working Group will begin its visit in the capital city and then continue with visits to other cities or towns of particular relevance to the role and situation of people of African descent. The Working Group will gather the following types of information: any forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia, Afrophobia and related intolerance faced by people of African descent; measures taken to prevent racial discrimination and protect victims of racism and hate crimes; mechanisms for the protection, integration and inclusion of migrants and refugees; responses to multiple forms of discrimination that specific groups of African descent may face and the efforts undertaken by the authorities to protect people of African descent from violations. (All Day)(GMT-05:00) View in my timeVirtual Event

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january 18 (Wednesday) - 27 (Friday)(GMT-05:00)

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