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2019 Mid-Winter Conference African American Health Disparities Panel Photos

2019 Mid-Winter Conference African American Health Disparities Panel Photos. 2019 Mid-Winter Conference, 2019 NNPA Mid Winter Conference …
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Black History Month panel addresses African American displacement in Austin

For Kazique J. Prince, the black experience in Austin can often mean feeling isolated. At an Austin Community College panel discussion Wednesday …
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Security Council Extends Sanctions on Central African Republic, Panel of Experts’ Mandate, Adopting Resolution 2454…


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The Security Council today decided to extend its sanctions regime on the Central African Republic — including an arms embargo, travel ban and assets freeze — until 31 January 2020, while also extending the mandate of the Panel of Experts assisting the Central African Republic Sanctions Committee until 29 February 2020.

Unanimously adopting resolution 2454 (2019) under Chapter VII of the United Nations Charter, the 15-member entity expressed its intention to establish, no later than 30 April, clear and well‑identified key benchmarks concerning security sector reform; disarmament, demobilization, reintegration and repatriation; and the management of weapons and ammunition, which could help guide the Council in reviewing the arms embargo…

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Nontariff barriers are holding African economic growth back – WEF panel

A panel of business leaders speaking at the World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting, in Davos, Switzerland, this week, bemoaned the difficulty in obtaining work permits and visas for Africans across the continent and discussed the urgent need for Africa to focus on reducing nontariff barriers to trade.

The panel comprised business leaders including from various Pan-African companies, the African Development Bank (AfDB) and Oxfam.

“For business to thrive, the continent needs best practices and the best business people to move across country borders with ease. This is particularly true for new and entrepreneurial companies where skills transfer is an imperative.

“At least 75% of businesses on the continent are small and medium-sized enterprises and they employ many of Africa’s citizens….

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UAB – Libraries – Panel Discussion on UAB African American Trailblazers

Join us on January 23rd at 5:00 p.m. in Sterne Library #174 for “Celebrating UAB African American Trailblazers: Fifty Years of Firsts,” the 4th Annual Reflection on Civil and Human Rights Series event. 2019 marks UAB’s 50th Anniversary, a rich history that includes many notable contributions from African Americans. Come join us as we traverse UAB’s hiring landscape via a panel discussion and recognize some of these first achievements and achievers.

This UAB Community Month event is sponsored by UAB Libraries, African American Faculty Association and UAB African American Studies Program.

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News Brief: “Possibility of Her,” notable women panel on tap for African-American Film Festival


Jashell Mitchell (Photo from Communities First)

Jashell Mitchell, Manager of Diversity and Inclusion for the National Football League will be among panelists as the African-American Film Festival continues Jan. 10 at the Flint Institute of Arts.

“The Possibility of Her,” a feature-length documentary, highlights 12 women of color in non-traditional pursuits. Other panelists in non-traditional roles are Dr. Beverly Walker Griffea, president of Mott Community College;  Theresa Stephens-Lock, Chief of Public Safety at Mott College; and Carrie Edwards-Clemons, Deputy Fire Chief of Flint.

A reception begins at 5:30 p.m. featuring the Roger Jones Jazz Trio. The film begins at 7 p.m. Seating is limited to 300; donation of $5 per person is suggested. The…

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