The 8th Citizens Continental Conference
4-7 February 2019, Addis Ababa
Focussing primarily on the ongoing AU institutional reform process, the conference will be an evaluatory conference and an African space for dialogue and joint strategy building, as citizens and civil society. The Conference will be taking place at the beginning of the 2019 African Union Year for Refugees, Returnees and Internally Displaced Persons, themed on finding durable solutions to internal displacement. Towards entrenching a people-centred Africa, this will be an evaluatory convening to check the status of the union, especially in the light of the ongoing reforms, and an African space for dialogue and strategy-building as citizens and civil society. Read more............register here
The UN Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent invites civil society, non-governmental organizations and people of African descent to submit data and analysis on the human rights situation of people of African descent -- Deadline Thursday 28 February 2019
Black Europe Summer School: Interrogating Citizenship, Race and Ethic Relations
June 23 - July 3rd 2019
Application Deadline, February 1st 2019
About Bess: The Black Europe Summer School is a two-week intensive course held each summer in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The course explores the contemporary circumstances of the African Diaspora and other people of color in Europe. Participants learn about the origins of Black Europe and investigate the impact of colonial legacies on policies, social organizations, and legislation today.