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September 13, 2019

Local government, human development: Chinese lessons for African Countries

CSEA Senior research fellow, Dr. Adedeji Adeniran participated in a workshop organized by the Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC) in Uganda. The workshop convened Policy makers, researchers, local government leaders…

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July 20, 2019

Strengthening SDG 17 through South-South and Triangular Cooperation

Dr. Chukwuka Onyekwena participated at the Consultation with Southern-based Think Tanks for the 2019 Human Development Report which was co-hosted by the United Nations Office for South­South Cooperation (UNOSSC) and the Human Development Report…

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July 18, 2019

South-South Global Thinkers Dialogue – Reflection on BAPA+40 Outcome Document.

The United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) organized a session bringing together think tank members from the South-South Global Thinkers initiative to…

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July 17, 2019

Leaders in African Education Research convene to discuss Strengthening Research in Education

Addis Ababa University (AAU) recently convened 41 education researchers representing 18 countries from across the continent for the ‘Leaders in African Education Research’ to debate research priorities and opportunities in order…

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July 15, 2019

SDG Learning Session on Policy Coherence

Dr. Chukwuka Onyekwena was a panelist at the SDG Learning session “From silos to synergies: Governance and policy coherence tools for implementing the SDGs in an integrated manner”. The Panel discussion on…

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July 14, 2019

Progress on the 2030 Agenda: Insights from country experiences

The United Nations Foundation and Southern Voice convened participants at a high-level event on the sidelines of the High-level Political Forum (HLPF) to discuss progress on the 2030 Agenda for the Southern Voice’s State of…

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June 12, 2019

Nigeria’s Electricity Challenges and Policy Bottlenecks

Nigeria is Africa’s largest economy and has one of the widest energy gaps in the world. To provide the necessary economic growth for its growing population, Nigeria urgently needs to…

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May 31, 2019

10th Africa Policy Circle Meeting

Rapid urbanisation has continued to challenge the security of life and property in many of the sprawling and unplanned cities in Africa. The concentration of vast amounts of people in…

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May 28, 2019

SDG Progress-Perspectives from around the Globe

As a side event of the T20 Summit in Tokyo, Japan, the Southern Voice Network in collaboration with the JICA Research Institute organized a panel discussion to review progress of…

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May 27, 2019

2019 Africa- China Think Tank Forum

The Africa- China Think Tank Forum hosted by the Policy Monitoring and Research Centre (PMRC) was organized under the theme “Rebranding Africa as Premiere Destination”. The forum was convened to…

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May 22, 2019

CSEA participates in the RISE Nigeria Workshop

The Research on Improving Systems of Education (RISE) Nigeria workshop was organized to investigate aspirations and clusters of educational excellence, with an interest in the behavioral and social mechanisms for…

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May 22, 2019

2019 Energy Policy Workshop

Nigeria is Africa’s largest economy, but also has one of the widest energy gaps in the world. With a quickly growing population, Nigeria urgently needs to improve its power sector.…

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May 8, 2019

Tobacco Tax Reforms to Promote Economic Development in West Africa

Dr. Chukwuka Onyekwena participated at the launch of the new project on “Tobacco Tax Reforms to Promote Economic Development in West Africa” which held in Dakar, Senegal on May 2,…

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May 6, 2019

Fostering Effective Tobacco Control Policy Implementation in Nigeria

It is widely known that cigarette smoking and other forms of tobacco use (both active and passive smoking) is damaging to health, poses enormous economic costs, and accounts for a…

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May 2, 2019

CSEA participates at the 6th Africa Think Tank Summit

The African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) convened its Sixth Africa Think Tank Summit under the theme “Tackling Implementation Challenges for Africa’s Sustainable Development”.The event was organized in partnership with the…

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April 30, 2019

CSEA participates in the regional workshop on health-related SDGs

Following the outcome of the results of the regional consultations on the health-related SDGs by the West African Health Organisation (WAHO), in June 2017, the West African Ministers of Health,…

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