International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade

The United Nations has instituted an educational program around the theme “In Memory of Slavery” to sensitize the population so that the lesson of history carries and avoids repeating the same mistakes.

“This day is an opportunity to not forget the human dramas experienced by these women and men while remembering that the “transatlantic slave trade was one of the most appalling manifestations of human barbarity.” – António Guterres, Secretary General of the United Nations