The University of Lagos is set to host the 3rd edition of the Umoja African Student Leadership Network Summit, as well as the international annual celebration of the iconic global African leader, Nelson Mandela, from Monday, July 17 to Friday, July 21, 2023.
The Umoja Summit will feature participants from counterpart universities in Africa and the United Kingdom. Activities including plenary sessions will explore subjects around the theme: Technology and Culture Preservation”. Watch it live on YouTube: https://youtube.com/live/fRR_2Eia2lQ
The Nelson Mandela Week is an extension of the United Nations Nelson Mandela Day which is commemorated annually on July 18, to honour the legacy and values of the Anti-Apartheid Icon and First President of South Africa. Other events scheduled for the week are:
- Tuesday, July 18, 2023:
i. Community Giving in honour of Nelson Mandela
Time: 9:00 a.m. Venue: UNILAG, Akoka
ii. 3MT Competition Finale (watch it live on YouTube: https://youtube.com/live/wdAMhC2pUtw)
Time: 11:00 a.m. Venue: IADS, UNILAG, Akoka
- Wednesday, July 19, 2023:
i. Youth Discourse on Making more Mandelas hosted by Education Writers Association
of Nigeria (EWAN) Time: 11:00 a.m. Venue: AMDRC, UNILAG, Akoka (watch it live on YouTube: https://youtube.com/live/uLhZ5c2pG5U)
ii. Parliaments and future Generations to be hosted by The Commonwealth
Parliamentary Association (CPA) and the School of International Futures (SOIF) – virtual
event Time: 12.30 noon
The event will feature contributions from both parliamentarians and young people from
across the Commonwealth. Attendees are requested to register for the virtual event on
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/parliaments-and-future-generations-tickets669323373227 by Friday 14th July 2023.
iii. Campus Tour: Time: 3 p.m. Venue: UNILAG, Akoka
- Thursday, July 20, 2023:
i. Visit to Lagos House of Assembly @ 9 a.m.
ii. Visit to Mad House/Stage play: Time: 3 p.m. Venue: Julius Berger Hall, UNILAG, Akoka
- Friday, July 21, 2023: Market Tour
The University community and general public are cordially invited to join the Summit and line up of events via https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85835562699?pwd=cjJ4MVY0UkpRYXNvd1ZSTTF3OTJyZz09
Meeting ID: 858 3556 2699