UNESCO Routes of Enslaved Peoples Project and the University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UK) are pleased to announce a series of webinars entitled: New Perspectives on Collective Healing, Social Justice and Global Well-Being.
The opening webinar took place on Monday 3 April 2023 at 2 pm UTC / 3 pm London time / 4 pm Paris time.
Mrs Gabriela Ramos, UNESCO Assistant Director-General for Social and Human Sciences, and Prof Medwin Hughes, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Wales Trinity Saint-David jointly launched the webinar.
The keynote speaker was the award-winning international TV and radio journalist Ms Zeinab Badawi who edited, produced and presented a major 20-part TV series on the History of Africa and who is currently writing a book on the History of Africa.
Following the keynote presentation, Mrs Ramos and Zeinab Badawi explored the importance of UNESCO’s General History of Africa in giving a voice to people of African descent, and valorising their culture and contributions to modern societies. UNESCO’s work to address racism and discrimination, and its support to communities’ resilience was also discussed, together with the GHFP-UNESCO’s collective healing initiative.
The dialogue will be moderated by Prof Scherto Gill, Director of Global Humanity for Peace Institute at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David.
To see the profile of the Keynote Presenter Zeinab Badawi, please visit the event’s page HERE.
To view the recording of the opening webinar, please watch it here or on YouTube: