On July 6th, professor Gus John will take part in the African Diaspora Day celebrations, by speaking at a symposium organised by Africa UK.
The African Diaspora Day has been observed in the UK by the African Diaspora since 2003. Its aim is to celebrate the contributions of UK-based Africans to the UK and to Africa.
6.30pm – 7.30pm: African Diaspora Day Symposium;
Theme: Ensuring the democratic participation of UK Africans in the African Union;
Benefits of attending:
– Learn about the Global African Diaspora Summit in South Africa in May and the five legacy projects: skills database; creation of a Volunteer Corps; the African Diaspora Investment Fund; the establishment of a Development Market place; development of the African Remittances Institute.
7.30pm – 10pm: Reception
Speaker: Professor Gus John, member of the African Union’s Technical Committee of Experts working on the modalities for reunifying Africa with its Global Diaspora.
Note: If you would like to attend the event, please RSVP to: firstname.lastname@example.org