Poster on occasion of the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition 23 august 1999.
Image: illustration of three juveniles with different colours of skin in front of The Slaves' House, Gorée Island, Senegal. The poster contains three logo's: UNESCO World Heritage, ASPnet, UNESCO The Slave Route.
Text on poster
Doudou Dienne, Director Division of Intercultural Projects, UNESCO, says: "The struggle for human rights is a struggle for memory, for any tragedy not addressed can reappear in other forms."
The Slaves' House, Gorée Island, Senegal, inscribed on UNESCO's World Heritage List, is an important place of memory of the Transatlantic Slave Trade. Poster produced with the assistance of NORAD (Norway)
Credit : UNESCO / D. Roger. Illustration: P. Leclerc. Art director: E. Georges