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Impact Summit Kenya 2020

Impact Summit Organization

     

Impact Summit Organization and leadership team is a newly established organization which aims to raise awareness about all 17 Sustainable Development Goals (2030 Agenda) in less economically developed countries. This is done by involving local students and volunteers in establishing a local Impact Summit Conference. The Impact Summit Team based in Prague supervises the work done by local representatives and encourages people to participate and attend. Impact Summit conference is not a regular Model United Nations Conference; it is rather a process of educating students and encouraging them to become greater and more influential leaders. Moreover the aim of the summit is to connect people together and establish connections between non-governmental organizations and student bodies. 



Impact Summit Kenya 2020 

  

Theme: Quality education leveraging on sustainable innovation 

 

The future of quality education in developing countries is established on the Sustainable 

 

Development Goals. The conference aims to link SDG 4; quality education and  SDG 9; industry, innovation and infrastructure with the ultimate goal of achieving overall development plans, reducing future economic, environmental and social costs and strengthening economic competitiveness and reduce poverty 

 

Significance of Impact Summit Conference in Kenya 


Why should you join the Conference? 

 

Kenya is a developing country with education being a very important aspect. With a new curriculum in place the conference will highlight the importance of restructuring the educational system.


The conference will also seek to establish the dynamic sustainable development goals of industry, innovation and infrastructure and quality education through local student and volunteer participation in sharing impactful ideas

 

Impact Summit is also embedded on skills like leadership and human relations which are a 

 requirement in the job market. The participants will have a chance to identify, learn and demonstrate their skills plus

 

1. To network - Impact Summit will bring together people from all different geographical areas that share a common discipline or field enabling the participants to broaden their networks. 

      

2. To expand knowledge and find solutions to different problems - With different stakeholders present, participants can anticipate learning new things in their field. These could be new techniques, unpublished data, or learn from thought-leaders in the innovation and industrialization industry. 

  

3. To present your ideas and work - It’s good practice in talking about what you do with a variety of people from similar, related and/or completely different areas of study. Presenting your work at the summit will make you more confident about the work that you do, and give you new perspectives about it. You will have the opportunity to get feedback from speakers who may have never seen it before and may provide new insight. 

  

4. Socialization and the culture factor - Meeting new people with different cultures and 

dispositions enlightens your way of thinking in your field of study. You will witness some of the many different aspects and solutions which exist on the same issues. You will also have the chance to socialize with your colleagues at coffee breaks, lunches and social activities.


Topic 


Goal 4: Quality education 

Achieving inclusive and quality education for all reaffirms the belief that education is one of the most powerful and proven vehicles for sustainable development. This goal ensures that all girls and boys complete free primary and secondary schooling by 2030. It also aims to provide equal access to affordable vocational training, and to eliminate gender and wealth disparities with the aim of achieving universal access to a quality higher education. 


Goal 9: Industry, innovation, infrastructure 

Sustained investment in infrastructure and innovation are crucial drivers of economic growth and development. Investment in infrastructure and innovation are crucial drivers of economic growth and development. With over half the world population now living in cities, mass transport and renewable energy are becoming ever more important, as are the growth of new industries and information and communication technologies. 


Technological progress is also key to finding lasting solutions to both economic and environmental challenges, such as providing new jobs and promoting energy efficiency. Promoting sustainable industries, and investing in scientific research and innovation, are all important ways to facilitate sustainable development. 



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