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UCT and the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Summit resources

 The SDGs and the Thematic Tracks

Articles

Turning Africa’s cities from decaying dead-end wastelands into a source of optimism and sustainable development. Edgar Pieterse. Daily Maverick, 6 September 2021.

African issues must be tackled in Africa itself to create workable solutions. Ernest Aryeetey. Business Day, 26 August 2021.

Collaboration is vital for Africa’s future, but it can’t be all talk and no action. Carlos Lopes. 10 August 2021.

Africa has a great strategic plan: now it needs to roll up its sleeves and take action. Carlos Lopes. The Conversation, 29 July 2021

Thematic tracks: workshop summaries and draft positioning papers

Thematic track 1: Ethical, capable and enduring institutions 
 Workshop summary |   Draft positioning paper | Track details

Thematic track 2: Science, technology and innovation
 Workshop summary |   Draft positioning paper | Track details

Thematic track 3: Strengthening circular economies at different scales
 Workshop summary |   Draft positioning paper | Track details

Thematic track 4: Transdisciplinarity and engaged scholarship
 Workshop summary |   Draft positioning paper | Track details

Thematic track 5: Building responsive and resilient systems
 Workshop summary |   Draft positioning paper | Track details

Thematic track 6: New approaches to teaching and building capability
 Workshop summary |   Draft positioning paper | Track details

Thematic track 7: Poverty and inequality
 Workshop summary |  Draft positioning paper | Track details

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