PRESS RELEASE: Africa Liberation Day: the new Diaspora ID is launched

PRESS RELEASE: Africa Liberation Day: the new Diaspora ID is launched

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May 25th 2020 – For the African Liberation Day, a ground breaking initiative has emerged : launched by the State of the African Diaspora (SOAD) and the Economic Community of the 6th Region (ECO-6), is the Citizenship ID Card of SOAD and ECO-6.  This new ID is to create a new citizenship and common unity for the Afro-desendant members of the African Diaspora.

Sample of the new ID:

Created in two colours, Gold and Platinum, this ID includes several security features against any kind of fraud, such as nano text and holographic overlays.

Dr Louis-Georges Tin, Prime Minister of the State of the African Diaspora said –

’In many countries of the world, as a result of history, People of African Descent remain undocumented, or are regarded as second class citizens ; now, with this new ID, their citizenship will be fully recognised in the  context of the African Diaspora’’

 

Hon. Timothy McPherson, Chief of the ECO-6 stated –

‘’That is why this ID is not only a matter of administration. It is a matter of pride, of reparation and reconstruction’’

 

Keturah Amoako, Vice Prime Minister of the SOAD added :

‘’the State of the African Diaspora has formed an alliance with several organisations to form The Exodus Alliance who will be Livestreaming an event – Africa Day 2020 – on 25 May at which the announcement of the registration will be officially made’’.

 

This ID Card has 3 main functions –

  • A Symbolical Function : When you are a citizen of the 6th Region African Diaspora (ECO-6), the ID is of great symbolic significance of your belonging to a worldwide African community connecting you to its past, to its present and to its future.
  • A Political Function : When you are a citizen of the 6th Region African Diaspora (ECO-6) and the State of the African Diaspora, the ID gives you the right to vote for the Members of the Parliament of the State of the African Diaspora. ID card holders will also be eligible to become a Citizen member of one of the African Kingdoms partnering with the State.
  • A Social and Economic Function : When you are a citizen of the 6th Region African Diaspora (ECO-6), the ID gives you priority access to social and economic benefits, such as our Panafrican Agency for Scholarships and Internships, our Digital University, the Tele-medecine program, the networks of our Chamber of Commerce, etc.

The State of the African Diaspora now invites the individuals of the African Diaspora to become Citizens of ECO-6, the 6th Region of the African Union.

The form to make an application is accessible at: https://www.stateofafricandiaspora.com/citizenship-2/

Email enquiries, contact : info@stateofafricandiaspora.com

Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/StateoftheAfricanDiaspora/

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