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The International Decade

for People of African Descent


The United Nations Declaration International Decade for People of African Descent, 2015–2024 is an sign of the UN’s unwavering commitment to the advancement and success of those of African Descent all over the world.


Officially proclaimed by the General Assembly on December 23, 2013, the United Nations has undertaken numerous initiatives in different sectors such as economics, entertainment, legal affairs and much more.

Join us on November 25th, 2023 as we celebrate our success and achievements over the last decade. 

Register here

Signatories to the U.N. Declaration for Peoples of African Descent

Signatories to the

  • City of Ottawa

  • Ottawa Police Services Board

  • Ottawa Police Services

  • Ottawa Police Services Association

  • University of Ottawa

  • University of Ottawa, Faculty of Education

  • Carleton University

  • Ottawa-Carleton District School Board

  • Ottawa Catholic School Board

  • Conseil des écoles catholiques du Centre-Est

  • Conseil des écoles publiques de l’Est de l’Ontario

  • Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario

  • Ashbury College

  • Ottawa District Labour Council

  • The Historical Society of Ottawa

  • National Gallery of Canada

  • Black History Ottawa

  • The Congregation Machzikei Hada, Jewish Federation of Ottawa &

  • The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs

  • Temple Israel

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