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Preparatory and Capacity Development Workshop for Major Groups and other Stakeholders in the Africa Region for the Sixth Session of the Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development

Monday, February 24, 2020, Victoria Falls
Discussions in breakout groups on the views and key messages of the major groups and other stakeholders on the sub-themes of the sixth session of the Regional Forum | Monday, 24 February 2020


(a) People: Goals 1 (No poverty), 2 (Zero hunger), 3 (Good health and well-being), 4 (Quality education) and 5 (Gender equality)

Chairs: Lilei Chow, Senior Policy and Advocacy Adviser, Save the Children, and Juliet Barasa, Project Manager, Girls Advocacy Alliance, Plan International

(b) Prosperity: Goals 7 (Affordable and clean energy), 8 (Decent work and economic growth), 9 (Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure), 10 (Reduced inequalities) and 11 (Sustainable cities and communities)

Chairs: Naome Chakanya, Senior Researcher, Labour and Economic Development Research Institute of Zimbabwe, and Marilyn Mbogua, Regional Development Coordinator (East Africa), Global Network of Civil Society Organisations for Disaster Reduction

(c) Planet: Goals 6 (Clean water and sanitation), 12 (Responsible consumption and production), 13 (Climate action), 14 (Life below water) and 15 (Life on land)

Chair: Salina Sanou, Head of Programmes, Pan-African Climate Justice Alliance, and Ayouba Sani, National Director, Jeune volontaires pour l'environnement

(d) Peace: Goal 16 (Peace, justice and strong institutions)

Chair: Hagar Monsif, African Affairs and SDGs Unit Manager, Maat for Peace, Development and Human Rights

(e) Partnership: Goal 17 (Partnerships for the Goals)

Chairs: Daniel Nyanganyura, Regional Director for Africa, International Science Council, and Alex Nkosi, Policy Analyst, International Trade Union Confederation

3:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Grass Island 1