Saturday 8th December 2018 (12:30-15:30)
University Square Stratford, London, United Kingdom
(13:30 – 15:30) Panel Debate
Ahmed Bedri MBE (Member British Empire) – Founder of Sudan Supplementary School and Sudan Volunteer Programme
Gibreel Bilal – Political Advisor and former Secretary for Media and Spokesperson, Sudan Justice & Equality Movement
Samar Badran – Forensic Experts & MA Student of Criminology and Global Security, University of West London
Ali Bushara – Co-founder of Alzool Media Channel and Director Techno Zone Ltd
Join us for this exciting debate, where international experts and high level Diaspora (students, researchers, practitioners, policy-makers, ordinary citizen) from the public and private sectors will give their views on the critical situation in Sudan and how the Diaspora can contribute to help Sudan achieve a sustainable and inclusive sustainable development (SD). This debate is timely from Sudan’s need to examine the current status, a necessary step for realisation of new prospects and adoption and application of future policies and programs. Sudan is facing global and complex issues in the 21st century that is expected to be increasingly volatile, complex and uncertain including the daunting challenge in diversifying its economy. A diverse economy for Sudan would mean huge benefits for the country in terms of economic growth, global market reach and less dependence on a single commodity sector. The debate will examine different dimensions and perspectives of the likely future challenges and the changing global paradigms. For Sudan to succeed in the future, Sudanese youth must be equipped with all necessary skills and capabilities to mange and adapt to future challenges. It is therefore important that all higher education institutions and societies in Sudan to consider the youth in all their curriculum design, programs development as well as fulfilling their role as major agents in the realisation of the various future strategic visions in Sudan.
This multi-disciplinary debate is part of our Sudan Knowledge Diaspora Conference Series aims to provide the participants the opportunity to share their knowledge and experiences from all over the world on major global issues; the emphasis is on the importance of evidence-based planning to overcome the challenges facing Sudan’s efforts to achieve a sustainable future. For more details watch presentations from Sudan Knowledge’s previous events.
Venue and Registration
The conference is co-organised and hosted by the Centre for Islamic Finance, Law and Communities (CIFLAC), University of East London at the following address: Room G17 (Main Lecture Theatre), University Square Stratford, 1 Salway Road, E15 1NF, London, United Kingdom
Please complete the form below to pre-book your place at the event. Due to security and logistics issues at the venue, ALL participants must register in advance to attend the event.