05.04.2017 | UNSSC: SD Talks [Global]: Eradicating Poverty Through Education

The UNSSC Knowledge Centre for Sustainable Development invites you to join our upcoming event SD Talks [Global]: Eradicating Poverty Through Education on 5 April 2017 at 1:15 pm CEST in Haus Carstanjen, Bonn (Germany). This event is part of the Knowledge Centre’s SD Talks initiative. The event will feature Dr. Achyuta Samanta, founder of the Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences, where he will talk about his experiences in tackling poverty through education and women’s empowerment. The event is expected to last for slightly over an hour which will include a live Q&A session with the speaker.

Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences is one of the largest free residential institutes providing education, food, and accommodation to over 25,000 indigenous (tribal) children in India. To get a glimpse into the work of the Kalinga Institute, please watch this short video by National Geographic Channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0sskIEttdzQ

If you happen to be based in Bonn, please register here to join the event in person: http://bit.ly/SDTKiss-live

If you are unable to join in person, join us online. To register in our live webinar, register here: http://bit.ly/SDTKiss (Event number: 951 651 041; Event password: KCSD2030). For more information, please email us at sustainable-development@unssc.org.

Source: Notification UNSSC, 31.03.2017