Presentations on the Sustainable Development Goals: Goal 5 Gender Equality
The International Office, together with AStA, is running the Sustainability Days 2021, with lectures and events by researchers from international partner universities on selected SDGs. On Thursday, June 17, Prof. Dr. Philomina Okeke-Ihejirika from the University of Alberta will offer a workshop that takes a closer look at SDG 5 "Gender Equality", focusing on the importance of gender equality and the current debate around inclusion, equity and diversity in a Canadian context. The workshop likewise highlights the United Nations' Decade for People of African Descent (2015-2024) and highlights the role that academic institutions and governments have in the gender equity debate. Prof. Dr. Carmen Leicht-Scholten will supplement the lecture with a response to the topic and open the discussion.
The lecture will take place via Zoom and in English.