International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade & its Abolition

Starts August 23, 2023 then every year on the 23rd of August

This international day is intended to inscribe the tragedy of the slave trade in the memory of all peoples. In accordance with the goals of the intercultural project “The Routes of Enslaved Peoples,” it should offer an opportunity for collective consideration of the historic causes, the methods, and the consequences of this tragedy, and for an analysis of the interactions to which it has given rise between Africa, Europe, the Americas, and the Caribbean. Learn more…