Background By resolution 49/214 of 23 December 1994, the United Nations General Assembly decided that the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples shall be observed on 9 August every year. The date marks the day of the first meeting, in 1982, of the UN Working Group on Indigenous Populations of the Sub-Commission on the Promotion and […]
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Support for Way of Remembering PROMETRA International President Dr. Erick Gbodosou and Vice President Virginia Floyd visited PROMETRA Benin in July 2019. They visited PROMETRA’s Way of Remembering Site and the Door of Return Museum. Working with PROMETRA Benin President, Emanuel Agbikossi and the PROMETRA Benin team efforts to strengthen the Way of Remembering Door […]
PROMETRA USA hosts Fulbright Scholars PROMETRA USA in partnership with Morehouse School of Medicine and the Georgia Council for International Visitors welcomed 2019 Fulbright Scholars to Atlanta, GA USA for a partnership dinner. PROMETRA USA board members Michele Ozumba and Kofi Kondwani represented the organization. Fulbright scholars from nine countries enjoyed an evening of discussion, […]
The Republic of Benin celebrated its annual national holiday on January 10th to honor the spirituality system of voodoo, the basis of its national culture and heritage. PROMETRA International, in partnership with the National Voodoo Culte of Benin, brought participants from Africa, Europe, USA and the Caribbean to this celebration. PROMETRA International’s Way of Remembering […]
PROMETRA International President, Dr. Erick Gbodossou, presented at the Morehouse School of Medicine’s Office of Global Health Equity Symposium held in Atlanta, GA USA on November 28, 2018. The Symposium was attended by over 400 participants seeking to answer the question, What is Global Health Equity?” All participants were challenged to identify the role that […]
PROMETRA International is an MOU partner with Morehouse School of Medicine (Atlanta, GA USA) and the Andrew J Young Foundation to promote and protect traditional medicine through research and education. Dr. Erick Gbodossou, PROMETRA International President will join Ambassador Andrew Young and researchers from Morehouse School of Medicine to discuss ongoing HIV research utilizing the […]
PROMETRA International participates in “Building Bridges: Uniting the Strength of Indigenous Peoples”. 7th International indigenous Pre-Conference on HIV and AIDS. The pre-conference was hosted by the International indigenous Working Group on HIV and AIDS and directly precedes the 22nd International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. PROMETRA International is represented by Dr. Yahaya Sekagya, President […]
PROMETRA Uganda President, Dr. Sekagya Yahaya Hills, participated in the OCI – Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Workshop and 1st International Congress on Integration of Traditional and Complementary Medicine into Health Systems and Health Services which was held in Istanbul, Turkey April 18-22, 2018. The meeting concluded with a set of recommendations addressing this important issue […]
Planning a Visit to Senegal? Stay with PROMETRA International at its METRAF Auberge. PROMETRA International is pleased to announce the opening of its new METRAF Auberge (bed and breakfast hotel) in Dakar, Senegal. Welcoming guests from around the world, the METRAF Auberge has hotel rooms, conference meeting space and a restaurant available within the private […]
PROMETRA International published its first Guide to Intellectual Property in 2003 as part of our campaign to promote and protect our indigenous traditional knowledge systems. We applaud WIPO’s recent contribution to this information. Comment protéger et promouvoir votre culture : Guide pratique de la propriété intellectuelle pour les peuples autochtones et les communautés […]