Strengthening the Role of African Regional Centres of Expertise to Deliver the SDGs

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  • DATE / TIME:
    2016•08•26    10:00 - 12:00

    On 26 August 2016, the UNU-IAS/Global RCE Service Centre will organize a side event in Nairobi, Kenya prior to the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI). The event on “Strengthening the Role of African Regional Centres of Expertise to Deliver the Sustainable Development Goals” will be jointly organized by the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA), RCE Greater Nairobi and the African Regional Centres of Expertise Network.

    This event will explore ways of strengthening African Regional Centres of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development (RCEs) as multi-stakeholder partnerships for scaling up innovation, resources and action to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in local and regional contexts. The event aims to highlight and promote the role of education for sustainable development (ESD) in achieving the SDGs at local and regional levels, and will also showcase the work of the Global RCE Network on ESD.

    For more information on RCEs and the event programme, please visit the Global RCE Network website.


    This side event is free and open to the public, but advanced registration is required by 15 August 2016. Please click on the REGISTER button above to access the online registration page. All participants are requested to carry an Identification document on the day of the event to access the venue.

  • Kenyatta University Conference Centre
    Nairobi, Kenya