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In recognition of the International Decade for People of African Descent, proclaimed by United Nation's General Assembly resolution 68/237 and to be observed from 2015 to 2024, the Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD) 100 identifies high achievers of African descent in public and private sectors from all around the world as a progressive network of relevant actors to join together in the spirit of recognition, justice and development of Africa, it's people on the continent and across it's Diaspora.
Two times a year, MIPAD will gather these young leaders and their mentors on the occasion of prestigious events alternately in Africa and the USA, with some of the highest economic, cultural, spiritual and political personalities.
For more information about International Decade for People of African Descent click here
Cocktails and UN Webcast ( webtv.un.org ) of Commemorative Ceremony for the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade. (at 7:00 pm)
Welcome, Introductions and Opening Remarks
Vision and Mission of the Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD) Global Top 100 under 40 Identities
Global Media / Press Conference Unveiling the 2017 MIPAD List
Theme: “Remember Slavery: Recognizing the Legacy and Contributions of People of African Descent” – UN officials
Panel Discussion about MIPAD
Barack Obama: Former US President *invited
Antonio Guterres: UN Secretary General *invited
Folorunsho Alakija: Richest Black Woman in the World.
Trevor Noah: Daily Show Host of South African descent.
Isha Sesay: CNN, Journalist of Sierra Leonean descent.
Unveiling - DESTINATION AFRICA
Launching - INVEST IN AFRICA FUND
Captains of Industry (Public & Private Sectors) from across Africa, USA, UK & Worldwide.
now till January 31st 2017
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