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
Congratulations Drs. Joloba, Kateete & Batte
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.
‘Tomorrow’ Article on Youth Empowerment
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!