Collective Healing, Social Justice and Wellbeing

The UNESCO Routes of Enslaved Peoples Project and Global Humanity for Peace Institute, University of Wales Trinity St David (UWTSD), in partnership with the Spirit of Humanity Forum, are hosting an exciting international webinar series.

In this opening session Ms Gabriela Ramos, UNESCO Assistant Director-General for Social and Human Sciences, was joined by Professor Medwin Hughes, the Vice Chancellor of UWTSD, to introduce the series.


The keynote speaker for this session was Zeinab Badawi, the award-winning international TV and Radio journalist who has worked on a major 20-part TV series on the History of Africa.


Following the keynote presentation, Ms Gabriela Ramos and Ms Zeinab Badawi dialogued about UNESCO’s Routes of Enslaved Peoples project and the significance of learning from the history of Africa, including exploring the importance of giving voice to people of African descent, and valorising their culture and contributions to modern societies.

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Zeinab Badawi

Zeinab Badawi is an award-winning international TV and radio journalist. She produced and presented a major 20-part TV series on the History of Africa through her own production company for BBC World News.  She is currently writing a book on the History of Africa.  She has worked extensively in the British media for four decades, and is best known for her work in the BBC’s international division at BBC World News TV and BBC World Service Radio on programmes such as ‘Hard Talk’, and ‘Global Questions’.