Critical Issues and Challenges to Sustainable Development in Africa

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
October 27, 2020 to October 28, 2020
Location: 
Nigeria
Subject Fields: 
Social Sciences, Public Health, Government and Public Service

Call for Abstract

Faculty of the Social Sciences, University of Nigeria, Nsukka in Partnership with CLEEN Foundation announces her 2020 International Virtual Conference.

Theme: Critical Issues and Challenges to Sustainable Development in Africa

DATE: 27 - 28 October 2020

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Distinguished Professor Peter A. Okebukola, OFR

Chairman of Council, National Open University of Nigeria

and Former Executive Secretary, National Universities

Commission (NUC)

 

LEAD PAPER PRESENTERS

Professor Okechukwu Ibeanu

National Commissioner,

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) &

Professor of Political Science

Universities of Nigeria, Nsukka

 

Professor Cheryl Hendricks

Executive Director, Africa Institute of South Africa (AISA),

Human Sciences Research Council (HRSC),

South Africa & Visiting Professor, Department of Politics

and International Relations, University of Johannesburg,

South Africa

 

SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER

Professor Onwubiko Agozino

Professor of Sociology and Africana Studies,

Department of Sociology,

Virginia Tech, Virginia, USA

 

NOTES

Prospective participants are to send abstracts of not more than 250 words to the email address socialsciencesconf2020@unn.edu.ng for consideration on or before 20 September 2020. Each submission should contain the following information: (a) Title of paper, (b) Author(s), (c) Affiliation, (d) Email Address, (e) Phone number(s), and (f) 5 keywords of your proposed paper. Quality papers from the conference will be considered for publication in the Nigerian Journal of Social Sciences (NJSS), the Scopus-indexed African Population Studies (APS) Journal, and other Journals with Impact Factor ranking.

SUB-THEMES

  1. Development: Theoretical Issues and Praxis
  2. Africa and the Global Political Economy
  3. Social Policies and Development Strategies
  4. COVID -19 Pandemic: Experiences and Responses
  5. Public Health, Quality of Life and Wellbeing
  6. Gender and Development
  7. Urbanization and Sustainable Cities
  8. Livelihoods and Food Security
  9. Climate Change: Vulnerability, Resilience, Mitigation and Adaptation
  10. Biodiversity, Environmental Management and Conservation
  11. Governance, State Institutions and Justice
  12. Power Sharing, Quota System and Federal Character
  13. Religious Fundamentalism and Crisis of Value
  14. Terrorism, Insurgency and Organized Crimes
  15. Political Economy and Social Policy
  16. Poverty, inequality and Social Exclusion
  17. Population Dynamic and Displacement
  18. Public Procurement, Public Finance, Accountability and Monitoring
  19. Diaspora and Remittances
  20. Environmental and Social Safeguards
  21. Education, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

 

CHIEF HOST

Prof. Charles A. Igwe

Vice-Chancellor, University of Nigeria, Nsukka

 

HOST

Prof. Aloysius-Michaels Okolie

Dean, Faculty of the Social Sciences,

University of Nigeria, Nsukka

 

CONFERENCE DATES

October 27-28-2020

CONFERENCE FEES

Registration: 10,000 (Ten thousand naira only)

Foreign Participants: US$ 50 (Fifty Dollars)

ACCOUNT DETAILS

Account Name: Social Research and Conferencing

ACC/No.: 5700030596

Bank: Fidelity Bank Plc

Swift Code: FIDTNGLA

Contact Info: 

Chikodiri Nwangwu

Secretary, Local Organising Committee (LOC)

+2348030998060

chikodiri.nwangwu@unn.edu.ng

 

 

Dr. Chukwuedozie K. Ajaero

Chairman, Local Organising Committee (LOC)

+2348037511422

chukwuedozie.ajaero@unn.edu.ng