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Visit of His Excellency President Paul Kagame


The Sustainable Development Goals Center for Africa was honoured by the visit of His Excellency Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda, last Saturday, 8th June 2019.

President Kagame, who is also the Chairperson of the Founding Board of SDGC/A, met all staff during his visit at the center and held discussion with Dr. Begashaw, Director General of SDGC/A.

The visit is in relation with the upcoming conference SDGs Implementation in Africa – Reflections on a Three-Years Journey, taking place in Kigali between June 12th and 14th. During the main event of the conference, H.E. Paul Kagame will launch the SDGC/A’s report Africa 2030: Sustainable Development Goals Three Year Reality Check. Both conference and report invite to reflect on the first three years of SDGs implementation from 2016-2018.

The conference will further see a presidential panel in which President Kagame together with a number of other Heads of States will reflect on SDGs progress and the Journey so far.

Dr. Belay Begashaw informed H.E. Paul Kagame about the findings of this three-year report and further presented key messages of the 2019 SDGs Index and Dashboard report, produced by SDGC/A in cooperation with the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), which also will be launch during the conference.



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