The 'Centre for African Smart Public Value Governance' (C4SP) launches its online Lecture Series in which scholars regularly present and discuss their research on public value creation from African perspectives. <o:p></o:p>
Dr. Dorine van Norren starts the C4SP Lecture Series by discussing an Ubuntu approach to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Although it is generally assumed that 'development' is a universal concept, it is not understood the same way in every culture. In Africa, progress is understood differently; human relations take precedence over development, which is embraced in the African concept of well-being Ubuntu (I am a person through other persons). The SDGs are multilaterally negotiated and claim universality but are underpinned by European modernism. To be truly inclusive of Africa, they need to do more justice to Ubuntu. However, this would mean changing and aligning the leading SDG themes to the Ubuntu philosophy.<o:p></o:p>
1 - 2 PM Central Africa Time; 12 - 1 PM Central European Time; 6 - 7 Eastern Standard Time
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