28 OCT 2017
The Executive Director of AU-STRC Dr. Eng Ahmed Hamdy delivering the Keynote address during UNESCO-Africa Engineering Week be held in Kigali, Rwanda, from 25 to 29 September 2017.
The 4th edition of the UNESCO-Africa Engineering Week to be held in Kigali, Rwanda, from 25 to 29 September 2017 under the theme "Effective Waste Management in Africa". More than 1000 participants are attended, constituting an ideal platform for exchanging in the field of engineering in Africa as well as disseminating and promoting engineering innovations and solutions among the future community of engineers.
Students in schools across Africa participated in educational activities all aimed at increasing the visibility of engineering and its role in sustainable development, to encourage students to study engineering by supplementing STEM curriculum with practical engineering applications, and to incite more African countries to participate ensuring the sustainability of these efforts.