Members of the Andean Community this week met to discuss the public policies on the inclusion of Afro-descendent population in the Andean region.
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They also met to discuss the planning of joint-activities to be developed within the framework of the International Decade for Afro-descendents 2015-2024.
Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru – all members of CAN, met in Lima in their continuation to promote participation of the Afro-descendent in the four countries, as well as integration.
As part of this, the four nations agree to implement policies that will eradicate racism and discrimination in the Andean region, and work together to prepare the International Decade, whose slogan is; "Recognition, justice, and development."