Overcoming Divides: Achieving the SDGs in Africa

When, local time: 
Thursday, 28 September 2017 - 9:30am to Saturday, 30 September 2017 - 5:00pm
Where: 
Mauritius, Port Louis
Type of Event: 
Category 8-Symposium
Contact: 
r.jhol@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 Port Louis, Mauritius, on the 28th September and followed by two days of workshops and technical sessions.
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”.

5 workshops will be organized around the following themes: InfoEthics, Foss policy, Open Access, OER Congress and YouthMobile.