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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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Bidding Farewell to H.E. Per Lindgärde

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The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (R) hands over a portrait to the outgoing Ambassador of Sweden to Uganda, H.E. Per Lindgärde (L) during his farewell visit on 21st June 2021, CTF1, Makerere University.

There was joy and yet a hard time when I bid farewell to H.E. Per Lindgarde, the Swedish Ambassador this afternoon. Makerere has enjoyed a wonderful relationship with the Embassy during his tenure and I wish him good health and success in his next assignment.

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Commissioning CoVAB Golden Jubilee Celebrations

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The Vice Chancellor-Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (L), Academic Registrar-Mr. Alfred Masikye Namoah (C) and the Principal CoVAB-Prof. John David Kabasa stand for the anthems at the CoVAB Golden Jubilee Celebrations Commissioning on 17th June 2021, Nakyesasa.

Today I represented the First Lady and Minister of Education and Sports, Hon. Janet Museveni at the commissioning of the Golden Jubilee celebrations of the College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity (CoVAB). I congratulate the college on their wonderful innovations.

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Launching 3 Publications on Children Welfare

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The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (on screen) launches three publications by AfriChild and Makerere University researchers on 15th June 2021, Telepresence Centre, Level 2, Senate Building.

I launched three publications by AfriChild Centre and Makerere researchers on the role of research on children welfare. Children are our future and we must take good care of them.

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