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.
President Paul Kagame and First Lady Jeannette Kagame arrived in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for the ongoing 28th African Union Summit.
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.
Mu Rwanda, umukuru w’igihugu yatangije ikigo kigamije guteza imbere iterambere rirambye ku mugabane w’Afurika – Sustainable Development Goals Center for Africa.
As part of the commitments to support rapid progress of Africa’s sustainable development and the full achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals, African and global leaders in government, business, academia and civil society will meet in January next year for the official launch of the Sustainable Development Goals Center for Africa (SDGC/A) headquarters in Kigali.