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U.S. Pre-launch of the First World Summit of African Descendants

Wed, 05/25/2011 - 12:20pm
Pan American Health Organization

A pre-launch event on Thursday, May 26, will announce the agenda and objectives of the First World Summit of African Descendants, scheduled to take place in La Ceiba, Honduras, on August 18-21, 2011. The summit is part of the United Nations-proclaimed International Year of African Descendants.

WHAT: A pre-launch event announcing the agenda and objectives of the First World Summit of African Descendants, scheduled to take place in La Ceiba, Honduras, on August 18-21, 2011. The summit is part of the United Nations-proclaimed International Year of African Descendants.

WHEN: Thursday, May 26, 2011, from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon

WHERE: Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) HQ, Room A

525 23rd St. NW, Washington, DC
(Corner 23rd St. &
Virginia Ave)

WHO: Dr. Mirta Roses Periago, PAHO Director

Dr. Santiago Cantón, Executive Secretary of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

Celeo Álvarex Casildo (Honduras), Executive Secretary of the 1st World Summit of African Descendants

Gilberto Amaya (Honduras) Coordinator of the World Summit of African Descendants

Dr. Jorge Ramón Hernández Alcerro, Ambassador of Honduras to the United States

A special cultural presentation will feature Afro-Peruvian vocalist Vicky Leyva and Honduran singer Efraín Martínez.

Light refreshments will be served.

HOW : In person or live online at: http://www.livestream.com/paho

CONTACT: Sonia M. Mey, Media/Press, Pan American Health Organization/ World Health Organization, Telephone +1 202 974 3036 Mobile +1 571 215 3340 Fax: +1 202 974 3143 email: This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it -www.paho.org

LINKS: World Summit of African Descendants: http://www.cumbremundialafro.org/

Office of Gender, Diversity and Human Rights, PAHO/WHO: http://www.paho.org/gdr

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