Interactive Breakout Session CNT84
The Sustainable Development Goals: Connecting Their Meaning to Lived Experiences
Date Friday, Dec 8 Time –
This past September marked the two-year anniversary of the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Since their adoption, these aspirational international development targets attracted significant attention. Talks in this session will provide background on specific projects linked to the SDGs and the commitments that different countries, organisations and institutions have made - and could still consider to make.
Join us to hear about the difference that SDGs can make in our everyday lives, whether we are rich or poor, living in the North or in the South. Lend your voice to a discussion on furthering progress, the role of stakeholders and more.
Digital Design for Low-skilled and Low-literate People: Key Findings from a Landscape Review
Steve Vosloo is passionate about using technology in education, with a specialisation in mobiles for literacy development. He has been head of mobile in the Innovation Lab, Pearson South Africa, led the mobile learning programme at UNESCO, held the prestigious fellowship for 21st Century Learning at the Shuttleworth Foundation, and is currently back at UNESCO to research how technology can better serve low-skilled users. In 2007 he was a research fellow at Stanford University where he studied youth and digital media. He holds a Masters degree in Information Systems from the University of Cape Town.
Global Goals – powered by Alumni and the Alumniportal Deutschland
My name is Seynabou Fachinger and I am a Project Manager working for the cooperation project "Alumniportal Deutschland" at GIZ's divison "Economic and Social Development, Digitalisation" - German Development Cooperation in Bonn. My area of responsibility lies within the field of Digital Learning, i.e. offering and implementing e-Learning courses, webinars, labs, developing quizzes etc. for and with our target group, the "Germany-Alumni". This year, we are focusing on a topic of high relevance, the 2030 Agenda and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in combination with Digital Learning, as we think that the Germany-Alumni can play a huge role in being part and taking action to reach the SDGs in their respective countries.
Apart from working in that very interesting and broad field, I have a passion for languages...