Michael Lorne, renowned lawyer, activist and reparation campaigner will be presenting the 5th UNESCO lecture in the series “Decolonization of The African Mind an Imperative to the Future”.
At a press conference held by the UNESCO Slave Route Project Committee, to introduce Mr Lorne held yesterday, he gave media persons an indication of the content of his lecture. Mr Lorne explained that Reparation is an important process for people of African descent whose ancestors were enslaved and brought to the Americas. Continue reading →
The Federation’s UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) Slave Route project, lecture series and consultations were officially launched to the public on Tuesday night.
The event which was held at the Open Campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI), located at The Gardens saw a wide section of attendees including Rastafarians, students, government officials and educators. It was held under the auspices of the Governor General, Sir Cuthbert Sebastian. Continue reading →
The National Committee of the UNESCO Slave Route Project will launch its activities next week Tuesday 19th July 2011 at the Open Campus of the University of the West Indies.
The UNESCO National Scientific Slave Route Project is part of a global initiative of UNESCO which seeks to contribute to a better understanding of the causes, forms of operation, issues and consequences of slavery in the world (Africa, Europe, the Americas, the Caribbean, the Indian Ocean, Middle East and Asia). Continue reading →