Highlights from the 2023/2024 International Conference on Sustainable Development Goals hosted by the Faculty of Management and Social Sciences.
Professor Kate Azuka Omenugha, Vice Chancellor of Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, emphasized the pivotal role of education in achieving national development goals. Her keynote address at the international conference shed light on the imperative investment in education for goal accomplishment.
Addressing cultural and gender issues affecting women’s roles, Professor Omenugha stressed the importance of youth acquiring skills for self-reliance. She urged scholars to translate research outcomes into actionable steps for sustainable development.
Deputy Vice Chancellor of Administration and Dean of the Faculty of Law, Professor Gozie Ogbodo, representing Rev. Father Professor Christian Anieke, expressed optimism about the conference contributing to understanding and achieving sustainable development goals.
Chairman of the conference, Professor Oliver Inyiama, highlighted the vital role universities play in SDG achievement. He emphasized the need to align diverse perspectives for program success.
Assoc. Prof. John Odo, Dean of the Faculty of Management and Social Sciences, explained how the conference aligns with GOUNI’s contributions to realizing sustainable development goals.
Dr. Benjamin Onwukwalonye, Chairman of the organizing committee, extended gratitude to the university management and participants for their support, making the event a success.
The conference featured insightful papers from academics across various tertiary institutions in the country. Kudos to GOUNI for fostering knowledge exchange and driving progress toward sustainable development!