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What next? Post-MDGs Conference: Sharing Best Practice & Contribution of Welsh African Diasporas

What next? Post-MDGs Conference: Sharing Best Practice & Contribution of Welsh African Diasporas

13 Aug 2018

 

 

22 February 2014
9.30 - 16.00

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Organiser: Sub Sahara Advisory Panel

Location: Temple of Peace

See bottom of page for location details

 Sub Sahara Advisory Panel are pleased to present;

 What Next? Post-MDGs Conference:

Sharing Best Practice and Contribution of Welsh African Diasporas to International Development

 An engaging , informative and inclusive conference on the contribution of Welsh African Communities involved in International Development.

 Consisting of Panel Discussions; networking opportunities; presentations from African Diaspora and non-Diaspora organisations, as well as sessions on sustainability, sharing best practice and lessons learnt.

 Objectives

  • to highlight lessons learnt from the MDGs and discover how the post-2015 policies are progressing

  • to raise awareness of the role of Diasporas organisations and individuals in facilitating development practices in Sub-Saharan Africa

  • to facilitate 'best practice' between Welsh development stakeholders by sharing and learning from each other

  • to facilitate the process of identifying, developing and/or reinforcing strategies to foster greater engagement and collaboration between African Diaspora and non-Diaspora organisations

  • foster appropriate relations between International Development actors in the Post-2015 process

Speakers

UZO IWOBI OBE (CEO OF RACE COUNCIL CYMRU)

JON TOWNLEY (HEAD OF WALES FOR AFRICA PROGRAMME)

MUTALE MERRILL OBE (CHAIR OF SSAP AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OF BAWSO)

ONYEKACHI WAMBU (DIRECTOR OF ENGAGEMENT AND ADVOCACY AT AFFORD)

SIDDO DEVA (POLICY AND PROGRAMME MANAGER – COMMON GROUND INITIATIVE)

ATUKI TURNER (CEO - MIFUMI) 

For registration and stall booking, please contact Fadhili.Maghiya@ssap.org.uk or call 029 2034 0895. 

Address:
King Edward VII Avenue
Cathays Park
Cardiff
CF10 3AP

What Fundraising Training and Welsh Africa Diaspora engagement seminar with policy makers.

SSAP INVITES YOU TO WALES DIASPORA ENGAGEMENT SEMINAR WITH POLICY MAKERS  & FUNDRAISING TRAINING

 

DATE: 05 October, 9.30 am – 5.00pm

VENUE: Temple of Peace, King Edward VII, Cathays Park, CF10 3AP

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AFRICA-UK supports UK-based Africans to influence policy and practice affecting Africa’s development. Sub-Sahara Advisory Panel (SSAP) is responsible for ensuring that AFRICA-UK aims and ambitions are being practised and implemented in Wales.

Diaspora Engagement with Policy Makers:

The aim of seminar on is to:

  • To increase and raise awareness of the role of Welsh Diaspora in Africa’s development

  • To ensure that the Diaspora inform debates about development priorities for Africa

  • And to foster greater dialogue and engagement between policy makers and UK-based Africans working in development.

  • Network and engage with policy makers and other Diaspora organisations.

 

A panel consisting of guest speakers from DFID and a Welsh Assembly Minister, AND representatives from Africa-UK teams; Comic Relief, Chatham House, Big Lottery and Waterloo Foundation will present their views on the involvement and role of Welsh African Diaspora in the international development sector. 

Diaspora Fundraising Training: 

The seminar event will be followed by a free fundraising training by member of the Welsh Diaspora and a team from Comic Relief who will give a specialised training on their new International Grant Fundraising stream with special focus on the Common Ground Initiative which supports Diaspora organisations. Members of the Diaspora with semi-filled applications will be given one to one surgery on their applications.

The aim of training is to improve Diaspora’s grant application skills and develop an understanding of needs and assessment followed by funders. Comic Relief’s fundraising training will provide an insight of requirements needed by big funders whilst a general grant funding training will cover the basics of filling an application form. 

GETTING TO TEMPLE OF PEACE

There are plenty of parking spaces available. Train and Coach Stations are only 10-15 walking distances and there are buses (bus no 6 comes near the building from Cardiff  Bay/Town):

RSVP to Fadhili.Maghiya@ssap.org.uk (078283 29923)

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