This exhibition recounts the Transatlantic Slave Trade with a specific focus on Haiti’s insurrection in 1791. The exhibit also showcases the design of the Permanent Memorial to the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade that will be erected at UN Headquarters in New York in 2015. Victory over Slavery: Haiti and Beyond is presented in connection with the observance of the 7th annual International Day (25 March) of Remembrance of the victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade.
The exhibit is organized by the Memorial of Nantes, France; the architect Rodney Leon, designer of the Permanent Memorial, and the UN Department of Public Information (DPI). Endorsed by CARICOM Permanent Missions, and DPI.
Where: United Nations Headquarters, Visitor Centre
Date: Until 14 September 2014
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