While there education improvements made towards the attainment of universal primary education among African countries, there is a great deal of work to be done to improve the quality of higher Education. This was observed yesterday during the opening of a two-day conference dubbed “Mobilising African Intellectuals towards Quality Tertiary Education”, which is taking place at the Kigali Convention Centre (KCC).
President Kagame has said that the human capital that Africa needs will be reached faster when boys and girls can make equal use of opportunities. While delivering a Keynote Address at the opening of the SDG Africa Center conference on Tertiary Education, President Kagame pointed out that it was the stakeholders’ responsibility to create the right conditions for delivering the 21st century education that African youth deserve.
President Paul Kagame said on Wednesday that Africa still grapples with low numbers of graduates in tertiary education and research, and calls for heavy investment into the sector. Africa’s experts in different fields have converged in Rwanda’s capital Kigali to seek concrete solutions and strategies to improve tertiary education and research, under the Sustainable Development Goal Center for Africa (SDGC/A). The conference is organised under the theme – ‘Mobilizing African Intellectuals towards Quality Tertiary Education.’
Africa has taken its commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals a step further by launching an SDG Center for the continent. President Paul Kagame of Rwanda officially launched the center at an international conference in Kigali. The conference focused on how Africa could achieve the United Nations’ SDGs by 2030.
The Sustainable Development Goals Center for Africa (SDGC/A) was launched last week in Kigali bringing together 200 delegates from across Africa representing the private sector, academic institutions, multilateral organisations and government.
“Il faut que nos mentalités et nos habitudes soient telles qu’elles réalisent les Objectifs de Développement Durables (ODD) à l’horizon 2030…
Ace Africa’s Founder and Tanzania Country Director, Joanna Waddington MBE, was invited to attend The Sustainable Development Goals Center for Africa (SDGC/A) where guests will participate in the conference: Expediting the Implementation of Africa’s 2030 Agenda.
President Paul Kagame has called on African countries to take advantage of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) framework to bridge the gap between the current challenges and their mission to advance by doing the right things in the right way.
The Sustainable Development Goals Center for Africa (SDGC/A) held the first ever conference Expediting the Implementation of Africa’s 2030 Agenda that concluded in Kigali, Rwanda on 27 January anchored the unprecedented move of Africa to chart its own path on global issues, through establishing its own capacity towards accelerating the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) agenda across Africa.
President Kagame has asked African nations not to see the Sustainable Development Goals as an external agenda, but as an integrated part of a country’s development vision. He made the remarks on Friday at the conference on Sustainable Development Goals for Africa, during which the SDG Centre for Africa, based in Kigali, was launched.