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Meeting of Leading Global University Presidents with UN Secretary General

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I am attending a meeting of Vice Chancellors/Rectors/Presidents of leading global universities with the United Nations (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres. The speakers include renowned Prof. Jeffrey Sachs, President of the Rockefeller Foundation Rajiv Shah, UN Deputy Secretary General Amina Mohammed and others. The theme of the meeting is "University Sector Support to UN Secretary-General’s Call for a Decade of Action on the SDGs."

We will discuss the role of universities in actively supporting the decade of action for the implementation of Agenda 2030 and the Paris Agreement, including:
1) Mainstreaming the SDGs into university curricula and operations
2) Conducting SDG research
3) Facilitating evidence-based stakeholder dialogues on SDG implementation

 

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Congratulations Drs. Joloba, Kateete & Batte

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An earlier photo of Prof. Moses Joloba talking about his pioneer work in the treatment of Drug Resistant TB.

I congratulate Drs. Moses Joloba, David Kateete and Charles Batte upon the award of USD 1.75 million from the National Health Institutes, USA to support the development of research capacity for data science for infectious and Non-communicable diseases.

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‘Tomorrow’ Article on Youth Empowerment

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The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (R) receives a copy of the Korean Journal 'Tomorrow' from James Kim, IYF Representative in Uganda, 17th September 2021, CTF1, Makerere University.

I received a copy of the Korean journal ‘Tomorrow’ in which my article on youth empowerment is published from James Kim, the representative of International Youth Foundation in Uganda. Thank you Kim!

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Meeting Prof. Lee

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The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (2nd R) with Prof. Lee (2nd L) and other officials after the meeting on 17th September 2021, CTF1, Makerere University.

I held discussions with Prof. Lee of Chongbuk University, who is the Manager of the Korea Uganda Dairy Project at Makerere. This project will transform the dairy sector in Uganda tremendously . Thank you Chongbuk.

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