RCE Kano Digital Youth Forum for Sustainability Ambassadors

Monday, October 5, 2020
Event Place: 
Online via Zoom

Organised by RCE Kano, Centre for Gender Studies Bayero University Kano, and the Centre for Renewable Energy and Action on Climate Change, this full-day virtual event has been organised to further empower and re-train the first set of participants from the First National Youth Conference on Education for Sustainable Development that was held on 3 October, 2017 at Bayero University Kano, as well as other selected stakeholders.

The event is designed to complement ESD’s four thrusts, especially by increasing public understanding and awareness on sustainability among Sustainability Ambassadors. The Forum will be looking at how COVID-19 has impacted various youth efforts aimed at mitigating anthropogenic pressure and reverse the effect of climate change that directly affects livelihoods of people living in the country.

The Forum consists of two panel discussions:

Panel One (Morning Session) starts at 11:00am WAT (10:00am GMT) to 2:00pm WAT (1:00pm GMT)

  1. Professor Ros Wade, Chair RCE London
  2. Professor Abba Haladu, National Commission for Mass Literacy, Adult and Non- Formal Education
  3. Mr. Ali Bukar Ahmad Chair, RCE Kano
  4. Mr. Abubakar Saeed Koki, Coordinator, Sustainability Ambassadors program

Panel Two (Afternoon Session) starts at 3:00pm WAT (2:00pm GMT) to 4:30pm WAT (3:30pm GMT)

  1. Professor Charles Hopkins UNESCO Chair on ESD York University, Toronto, Canada
  2. Hadiza Hamma Ph.D, Sustainability Law and Development Expert, University of Abuja
  3. Abdullahi Tijjani, Director; Fitila, DFID Funded Project
  4. Safiya Ahmad, Deputy Director, Centre for Gender Studies, BUK
  5. Mr. Usman Mareri, COO, CREACC and Interim Coordinator, RCE Kano

For more information:

Venue: The full day digital forum will be held online via Zoom. A link to join will be shared to the registered participants only.

Registration: Please complete the registration form here

Questions: All relevant questions and comments should be posted here.