Sustainable cities and structural transformation in Africa in the twenty-first century
On Thursday, 9 November 2023, UNU-WIDER and the African Cities Research Consortium (ACRC) welcome Dr. Arkebe Oqubay, former Senior Minister and Special Adviser to Ethiopia's Prime Minister and former mayor of Addis Ababa, to present 'Sustainable cities and structural transformation in Africa in the twenty-first century' at Helsinki City Hall.
UNU-WIDER at the World Investment Forum 2023
UNU-WIDER's research and capacity development initiatives are presented at the 8th World Investment Forum on 16–20 October 2023 in Abu Dhabi. The WIF offers an opportunity to influence investment-related policymaking, shape the global investment environment, and to network with global leaders in business and politics.
Towards peace and decent work in Africa – accelerating progress on the SDGs
How can progress towards peace and decent work in Africa be accelerated to achieve the global goals by 2030, while strengthening the social contract based on equal rights and opportunities for all?
On 26 October, UNU-WIDER and the UNECA co-host an event in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, bringing together experts from various UN, academic, and institutional backgrounds to debate idea on how to accelerate progress towards the goals.