Dakar, Oct. 21 -- GENEVA, Switzerland, October 21, 2019/APO Group/ -- The UN Human Rights Office and African Union Commission will on 23 and 24 October hold a regional conference in Dakar as part of the International Decade for People of African Descent . The Dakar meeting will have dynamic youth participation and benefit from digital interaction and social media presence, and will incorporate historical and cultural dimensions relevant to Africa and Diaspora.

The regional meeting, hosted by the Government of Senegal, follows two previous meetings - one in Brasilia for the Latin America and Caribbean region in 2015, and one in Geneva for the Europe, Central Asia and North America region in 2017. The Regional Meeting for Africa will follow ...