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Wednesday, August 11 at 9:30 am (Eastern Time), SDSN Youth will host a Spotlight Session about youth-led climate solutions at the UN Youth Envoy's #YouthLead Innovation Festival online. This is part of the celebration ahead of the International Youth Day on August 12.
Panelists include Brighton from our team, Julia from International Youth Federation, as well as two youth innovators from the Youth Solutions Report 2020.
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SDSN Kenya Youth Initiative is proud and celebrates Dr. Shirley Yeung who is our current Asia region Ambassador for her invitation to deliver a talk on innovations and transformations.
Launch event of SDSN Kenya
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Written by Felix Kulei -SDSN Kenya -Network Coordinator
[5:21 pm, 01/02/2022] maggie SDSN Kenya: Hi there,
You are invited to a Zoom meeting.
When: Feb 3, 2022, 10:00 AM Nairobi
Register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
[5:22 pm, 01/02/2022] maggie SDSN Kenya: Alternatively, join us via Facebook Livestream.
When: Feb 3, 2022 10:00 AM Nairobi
[5:22 pm, 01/02/2022] maggie SDSN Kenya: Alternatively, join us via Facebook livestream.
Written by Felix Kulei -Network Coordinator
n College (GCC). Best Professor, HK Educational Leadership Award, 2019. Nominee for Global Corporate Sustainability Award: Outstanding Professional, 2020. Prof. Stephen Yong-Seung Park, Professor, and Director, Kyung Hee University (대한민국1촌 334명) Stephen Yong-Seung Park is a professor of human resource and industrial relations at Kyung Hee University’s School of Management, Seoul, Korea, where he has taught since 1999. He is a director of the Institute for Peace through Commerce which was founded in 2009 at Kyung Hee University’s School of Management and a special advisor to the University Chancellor. He also has served as Dean of International Affairs and Dean of University Relations of the University. He is currently a vice president of the Korean Association of Business Education, and a steering committee member of UN Global Compact Korea Network Mr. Wesley Chebii, Currently the SDSN Kenya Network Manager and the Program Coordinator for Centre for Public Sector Reforms (CPSR) both institutions domiciled and hosted by Moi University. Wesley has previously worked as the team leader and founder of Kenya Community Sports Foundation (KESOFO), Women Development Center (WODEC) Jumuiya Women Fund (JWF), Kenya Water Towers, and Youth Horizons. He has a Master of Arts in Public Policy and Administration and has previously worked as a Government Administrator.
UNSDG – True Data for Innovations/ Transformations via (post) Covid-19 : SDG 4, 8, 9,17.
By Dr Yeung, Shirley, Associate Vice-President of UNESCO Hong Kong Association, Secretary-General of the World Institute of Sustainable Development (WISDP) and Asia Ambassador for United Nations Principles of Responsible Management Education (UN PRME), Sustainability Mindset Working Group/ Associate Professor, Head of Business, Gratia Christian College (GCC)
Felix, Kulie, Sustainable Development Sustainable Solutions (SDSN) Network Coordinator for Sustainable Solutions Network Youth initiative UN SDSN, SDSN-Youth and SDSN-Kenya a National Network hosted by Moi University. A Literacy Ambassador courtesy of World Literacy Foundation 2020. Previously worked as a Gender research and Development officer at the Genesis for Development Foundation. As a Research Assistant at Moi University and as a data management officer at the Kenya National Bureaus of Statistics. Recent Publication:
Learning from peace in Africa, A case of Keiyo and Tugen Peace pact, Moi University press, 2018.
Adedayo Fashanu, The Founder and editor-in-Chief of TANTV.
2020 SDSN Kenya Youth Initiative Knowledge-based SDG education series: in partnership with the Gratia Christian College and with support from our Asia Ambassador Dr. Shirley who doubles up as the head of school of business; You are invited to our Seminar Emotion Sustainability for Business Transformations via UNSDGs under Post COVID19educative series on Nov 28, 2020.
The theme of International Youth Day 2021 is, “Transforming Food Systems: Youth Innovation for Human and Planetary Health”, with the aim of exploring the role that youth can play to achieve more equitable and sustainable food systems
Through a unique dialogue among youth working in this space and stakeholders from different walks of life, the webinar will seek to promote innovation, knowledge exchange, and youth engagement in the food production cycle
The webinar is structured to boost interactions among the participants. The different segments will focus on specific topics that fall under the overarching theme of Transforming Food Systems, including: planetary health, nutrition, health, education, innovation, and Indigenous youth.
SDSN Kenya, Youth Division, acknowledges the need for inclusive support mechanisms that ensure youth continue to amplify efforts collectively and individually to restore the planet and protect life, while integrating biodiversity in the transformation of food systems. With the world’s population expected to increase by 2 billion people in the next 30 years, it has become recognized by numerous stakeholders that simply producing a larger volume of healthier food more sustainably will not ensure human and planetary wellbeing. Other crucial challenges must also be addressed, such as the interlinkages embodied by the 2030 Agenda including poverty reduction; social inclusion; health care; biodiversity conservation; and climate change mitigation.
By this webinar, SDSN Kenya seeks to highlight the ways in which the engagement of young people at the local, national and global levels is contributing towards the agenda 2030, 2063 and beyond, as well as draw lessons on how their representation and engagement in formal food security debate and action can be significantly enhanced.
Why? 2015 marked the adoption of historic agendas for Africa at both the continental and global levels. At the continental level, African countries have adopted Agenda 2063, the 50-year Transformative Agenda for Africa. At the global level, the UN General Assembly adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Both frameworks seek to achieve inclusive growth, sustainable development, and peace and security for the continent.
The objectives of this event are to:
Accelerate the youth agenda and realize the UN roadmap to addressing food security challenges in Kenya and Africa through agenda 2030 and agenda 2063
· advancing of youth innovation and entrepreneurship for achieving SDGs
Gain a thorough understanding of the role of youth engagement in Kenya and Africa in general and present positive experiences of youth-led food production initiatives
A call to action to scale up youth engagement efforts for the SDGs at the national and continental level
Cement the need to make youth voices heard and make them the principal agents of decision making where youth are concerned.
Moderator: Wesley Chirchir, Network Manager, SDSN Kenya
Dr. Shirley Yeung- Tackling the global food security, Asia Perspective (Main Speaker)
Dr. James Chelang’a, Co-Chair, SDSN Kenya (Opening remarks)
Dr. Patrick Maluki, Co-Chair, SDSN Kenya- Food Security situation in Kenya
Dr. Stella Mbiti, Assistant Manager, Role of universities in addressing the food challenge
Felix Kulei- Youth Network Coordinator, Role of SDSN Kenya youth
Margaret Kamau, the role of youth in addressing the food and hunger deficit
“Youth Voices, Actions, Engagement: Building A Better Africa”
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Making of a Strategic Plan 2020-2023
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"Enhancing international support for implementing effective and targeted capacity-building in developing countries to support national plans to implement all the sustainable development goals, including through North-South, South-South, and triangular cooperation”.
SDSN Kenya through the Africa Regional Office has appointed Dr. Shirley Yeung, head of the Business Department from Gratia Christian College to be our network Ambassador for the Asia Region. Congratulations! Dr. Shirley!
Talent Development for Sustainable Development - How can your talent contribute to sustainable development ?? to Know more, Please join us in our upcoming webinar on this topic from 4 Pm Kenya Time at the stated date.
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Yoga Tourbillon Watch, Collaboration Project
To visualize Spiritual Leadership for Calm/ Resilience
Written by Felix Kulei
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