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Public written statement to the UN WGEPAD 27th Session: The urgency of now - Systemic racism and the lessons of 2020 (2020)
Conference Proceeding
Olaiya, M.A., H. B. A. (2020). Public written statement to the UN WGEPAD 27th Session: The urgency of now - Systemic racism and the lessons of 2020

The UN WGEPAD 27th public session: "The Urgency of Now - Systemic Racism and the Lessons of 2020" was held between 30 November to 3 December. This thematic session built on the WGEPAD’s COVID-19 report, systemic racism and global protests, and set t... Read More about Public written statement to the UN WGEPAD 27th Session: The urgency of now - Systemic racism and the lessons of 2020.

Written statement to the 26th Session of the UN Working Group of Experts on people of African descent : Regional meeting with civil society - Europe and North America (2020)
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Olaiya, M.A., H. B. A. (2020). Written statement to the 26th Session of the UN Working Group of Experts on people of African descent : Regional meeting with civil society - Europe and North America. United Nations

Written statements were made to a series of regional meetings designed to allow the Working Group of Experts on people of African Descent to engage with and learn from civil society and its experiences, to ascertain the situation on the ground thus f... Read More about Written statement to the 26th Session of the UN Working Group of Experts on people of African descent : Regional meeting with civil society - Europe and North America.

A report on key achievements realizing thematic objectives of the international decade for people of African descent (2020)
Report
Olaiya, M.A., H. B. A. (2020). A report on key achievements realizing thematic objectives of the international decade for people of African descent. United Nations websites (UNESCO & UN OHCHR): UNESCO Inclusive Policy Lab

2015-2024 International Decade for People of African Descent (IDPAD) was launched at the United Nations Headquarters, New York in September 2014, by representatives of UN member states, international civil society and other stakeholders. This report... Read More about A report on key achievements realizing thematic objectives of the international decade for people of African descent.

IDPAD MID DECADE SUMMIT : Bristol's One City Approach (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Olaiya, H. B. A. (2019, November). IDPAD MID DECADE SUMMIT : Bristol's One City Approach. Paper presented at MID DECADE SUMMIT, Howard Law School, Howard University, Washington D.C

“The Western world was created off slavery, yet history talks about the explorer’s bravery, (…) For over hundred years they had free labour (…) the forever grateful people, tried to destroy their minds” (Hoo, 2011, p.18). History teaches us that B... Read More about IDPAD MID DECADE SUMMIT : Bristol's One City Approach.

Presentation notes for the postgraduate students panel of ukcge annual conference 2018: postgraduate students perspectives of diversity & inclusivity (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Olaiya, H. B. A. (2018, July). Presentation notes for the postgraduate students panel of ukcge annual conference 2018: postgraduate students perspectives of diversity & inclusivity. Presented at UKCGE Annual Conference 2018: Creating Inclusive Postgraduate Cultures and Communities

The notes were made for my presentation on the panel of postgraduate students at the UK Council for Graduate Education's annual conference in 2018.

Addressing Afri-phobia/Afro-Phobia in UK higher education institutions (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Olaiya, H. B. A. (2017, November). Addressing Afri-phobia/Afro-Phobia in UK higher education institutions. Presented at United Nations Working Group of Experts Meeting addressing racial stereotypes of people of African descent

ECRI General Policy Recommendation No.7 prohibits discrimination in higher education institutions; nonetheless staff and students from the African diaspora have disproportionately poorer than their white peers in the UK. This presentation was made to... Read More about Addressing Afri-phobia/Afro-Phobia in UK higher education institutions.

Statement for input in the draft outcome document of the UN OHCHR regional meeting for Europe, Central Asia and North America on the international decade for people of African descent (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Olaiya, H. B. A. (2017, November). Statement for input in the draft outcome document of the UN OHCHR regional meeting for Europe, Central Asia and North America on the international decade for people of African descent. Presented at Regional Meeting for Europe, Central Asia & North America on IDPAD

This statement illustrates data input linking the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development to achieve outcomes sought by international civil society to address Afri-phobia/Afro-phobia/Negro-phobia globally.

A qualitative research study of strategic interventions to address afro-phobia in the european union (2017)
Presentation / Conference
to address afro-phobia in the european union. Presented at HAS Postgraduate Research Conference 2017

Empirical evidence highlights historical and contemporary manifestations of Afro-phobia hinder the implementation of anti-discrimination norms. Black, African, African diaspora and people of African descent are used here to refer to “descendants of e... Read More about A qualitative research study of strategic interventions to address afro-phobia in the european union.

The black Mediterranean in action symposium (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Olaiya, H. B. A. (2017, June). The black Mediterranean in action symposium. Presented at The Black Mediterranean in Action Symposium

A central research question addressed by my thesis is “what bridges can be built to address structural barriers which marginalise the African diaspora from fulfilling universal human rights?” I argue thematic objectives of the International Decade fo... Read More about The black Mediterranean in action symposium.

Ethnic profiling: Afrophobia, IDPAD, and the 2030 Agenda (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Olaiya, H. B. A. (2016, December). Ethnic profiling: Afrophobia, IDPAD, and the 2030 Agenda. Poster presented at Roundtable on Ethnic Profiling

This research poster was exhibited and distributed at the Roundtable on Ethnic Profiling cohosted by the European Network Against Racism , Open Society Justice Initiative and the Anti Racism & Diversity Intergroup of the European parliament, on 6 Dec... Read More about Ethnic profiling: Afrophobia, IDPAD, and the 2030 Agenda.

Transforming our world: Why empower marginalised communities through attainment of sustainable development goals in the international decade for people of African descent? (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Olaiya, H. B. A. (2015, June). Transforming our world: Why empower marginalised communities through attainment of sustainable development goals in the international decade for people of African descent?. Poster presented at European Network Against Racism

The research poster was exhibited and distributed at the General Assembly of ENAR held in Brussels; and subsequently in Bristol at the HAS Faculty Conference on Equality & Diversity held on Glenside Campus, UWE in Summer 2015. The object of exhibitin... Read More about Transforming our world: Why empower marginalised communities through attainment of sustainable development goals in the international decade for people of African descent?.

Leaving no one behind: People of African descent & the sustainable development goals (sdgs)
Report
Olaiya, H. B. A. Leaving no one behind: People of African descent & the sustainable development goals (sdgs)

Background briefing circulated to members of ENAR Steering Committee on Afro-phobia. It highlights draft recommendations of the UN Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent, and empirical findings of my research study in relation to SDGs.