iNAPP Concept Aims and Objectives
‘People Empowered for Self-Determination!... Taking Responsibility, Effecting Solutions’
Concept, Aims and Objectives
The interim National Afrikan (Black) People’s Parliament (iNAPP) is a nationwide, independent, representative body whose purpose is to promote, preserve and protect the best interest of Afrikan people domiciled in the UK. By ‘Afrikan’ we mean people known as ‘Africans’ or ‘Black People’ of ‘African origin/descent’.
The Afrikan presence in Britain is mired in the legacies of the Ma’afa (slavery, colonialism and racism), which has distorted the positive image and contributions of Afrikans to this society and world civilisation. Hence, Afrikans experience the worst of British injustices and disadvantages in every aspect of life (culturally, spiritually, socially, educationally, economically, scientifically, politically, etc).
Aims and Objectives
To be an effective, constituted and mandated ‘voice’ for Afrikans in the UK.
To define, defend and develop the best interests of Afrikans in the UK, through self-affirmation and institution building, as well as campaigning and lobbying.
To mobilise all Afrikans in the UK to join and play an active, progressive role in the iNAPP.
To forge principled and operational unity across social, organisational, ideological and religious lines for community empowerment and capacity building in every aspect of life.
To investigate the causes and implement solutions to the social injustices, disadvantages and maladies which disproportionately affect the Afrikan community, especially our youths.
To develop constructive engagements within British society and to build and raise the profile of the Afrikan presence, past and present so as to progress the aims of iNAPP.
To ensure that iNAPP strategic priorities are maintained through succession planning with future generations via role modelling and education programmes for the development of our youths.
The iNAPP will operate at local, regional and national levels, via assemblies, committees and departments, in conjunction with existing Afrikan community groups, organisations and institutions; of varying social, ideological and religious persuasions.Executive powers will be vested in an elected Leadership Council*, serving by mandate of ‘The People’ under the guidance of a Council of Elders.
The iNAPP's primary focus will be protecting our children and young people, servicing their needs and wellbeing and empowering them via education, economics, socialisation, culturalisation and politicisation. There will be a shadow Youth Parliament and Leadership structure to this end.
The iNAPP will enshrine the principles of nation building, including social justice issues such as empowering women and caring for the elderly and vulnerable. The iNAPP will also engage with international issues; primarily concerning our Motherland, Afrika and her Diaspora: in the Caribbean, North & South America, Asia, Europe, the isles of the Pacific, etc.