H.Res.120 - Supporting the goals and ideals of the designation of January 1, 2015, to December 31, 2024, as the "International Decade for People of African Descent".114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Johnson, Henry C. "Hank," Jr. [D-GA-4] (Introduced 02/24/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/20/2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.120 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/24/2015)
Supports the goals of the International Decade for People of African Descent.
Recalls S.Con.Res. 26 supporting the goals of the designation of the International Year for People of African Descent.
Supports the establishment of a global affairs strategy and assistance for people of African descent.
Supports the expansion of efforts by international organizations to address the human rights situation of people of African Descent.
Calls upon the United States in cooperation with civil society (African descent communities, academics, activists, businesses, and philanthropic organizations) to develop domestic and global strategies to execute the goals and ideals of the International Decade for People of African Descent.
Reaffirms the commitment of Congress to combat racism, discrimination, and intolerance in the United States and around the globe.