Overcoming Divides: Achieving the SDGs in Africa

When, local time: 
Wednesday, 27 September 2017 - 9:30am to Saturday, 30 September 2017 - 5:00pm
Where: 
Mauritius, Balaclava
Type of Event: 
Category 8-Symposium
Contact: 
Davide Storti (Email: d.storti@unesco.org) and Jaco DuToit (Email: j.dutoit@unesco.org)

On the occasion of International Day for Universal Access to Information (IDUAI), UNESCO supports the building inclusive and open knowledge societies by celebrating the IDUAI 2017 under the theme “Overcoming Divides and Achieving the SDGs”. This high-level celebration event will take place in Balaclava, Mauritius, on the 28th September alongside three days of workshops and technical sessions on the 27th, 29th and 30th around the following themes: InfoEthics, Foss policy, Open Access, OER Congress, Access to Space technology, Knowledge and innovation strategies and YouthMobile.
The main event on 28th September in InterContinental Hotel, will be focussed on Universal Access to Information and Knowledge, International Cooperation on InfoEthics Achieving SDG 16: Peace, Justice and Good Institutions, and International Cooperation on Education and Digital Inclusion to “Leave no one behind”.

The UNESCO IDUAI event is part of E-learning Africa summit that will be held at the same location.