The Impact of COVID-19 on Afro-Descendant Populations in the Region of the Americas: Priorities and Opportunities. Report on the High-Level Regional Meeting, 17 November 2020
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This report summarizes the main demands and expectations presented by Afro-descendant leaders during the high-level meeting “The Impact of COVID-19 on Afro-Descendant Populations in the Region: Perspectives and Opportunities” held on 17 November 2020. The issues identified in this document correspond to the general considerations of the debate, which had also been raised in the three previous subregional technical consultations. These issues are presented broadly and are not intended to represent the priorities of all of the Afro-descendant communities in the Region. The problems identified and measures suggested to countries should consider the specific cultural characteristics and particular situations of Afro-descendant populations.
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