S.Con.Res.26 - A concurrent resolution supporting the goals and ideals of the designation of the year of 2011 as the International Year for People of African Descent.112th Congress (2011-2012)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Cardin, Benjamin L. [D-MD] (Introduced 07/27/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/28/2011 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Con.Res.26 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate without amendment (07/27/2011)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Supports the designation of 2011 as the International Year for People of African Descent.
Encourages the recognition of the collective history and achievements made by people of African descent.
Reaffirms the importance of the full participation of people of African descent around the world in all aspects of political, economic, social, and cultural life.
Recognizes bilateral and multilateral efforts to promote democracy, human rights, and the rule of law, including efforts that target the eradication of poverty, hunger and inequality.
Reaffirms the commitment of Congress to address racism, discrimination, and intolerance in the United States and around the globe.