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International Human Rights Association of American Minorities (IHRAAM) CEO and Chairman, Core Planning Group – Office of HBCU Development and
International Cooperation, Inc, Dr. Farid Muhmmad, provided the closing remarks during the 2nd Annual UN Summit on Africa and the Global African
Diaspora. This international and virtual side-event was held September 25, 2020 during the 75th Session of the U.N. General Assembly (UNGA).

The theme of this historic event was “Innovative Finance Strategies for Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals for all Persons of African
Descent.” IHRAAM helped launch the initiative for the collective empowerment of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), and
Predominantly Black Institutions (PBIs) of higher education, at Clark Atlanta University (2014). It subsequently defended this issue in its Alternative
Report submitted to the UNHRC (September,2014) and with Dr Muhammad’s formal intervention before USUPR Interagency Team-U.S. Department of State

Therefore, IHRAAM remains delighted to share the formal press release of this historic 2nd Annual UN Summit as prepared by the U.N. Development
Program (UNDP), Bureau for Africa

Full UNDP Press Release

Full Video 2nd Annual UN Summit

Dr Muhammad's Closing Remarks
2nd Annual UN Summit on Africa and the Global African Diaspora,
Sept. 25, 2020