The Digital African module of Open Africa Power 2021 has began, formally kicking off the 4th version of this instructional programme.
The module shall be delivered on-line until the top of July by the Graduate School of Business (GSB) of the University of Cape Town, an official companion on this a part of the programme. In parallel with the digital course began final month by Florence School of Regulation that centered on the function of regulation, the lessons inside the Digital African module will purpose to supply college students with a complete overview of the vitality sector, its present challenges and alternatives, whereas additionally deep-diving within the main points confronted by the ability sector.
Academics, researchers and consultants will share their data and expertise on the cutting-edge of the electrical energy sector by way of the lenses of SDGs, addressing technological and regulatory facets.
After a radical choice course of, the 2021 class sees the gender-balanced participation of 90 excellent people from 28 African nations, practically half of which holding a PhD or MBA diploma. The purpose of this programme is to empower a brand new technology of African leaders with a purpose to help them in implementing the clear vitality transition the continent will undergo within the subsequent many years. The utility was open to all African college students, together with these African Nationals at present dwelling overseas, however keen to relocate again to Africa, as one of many programme’s goals is to contribute to expertise retention within the continent.
Prof. Izael Pereira Da Silva, Deputy Vice Chancellor of Strathmore University mentioned: “Education is probably the most highly effective weapon which you should use to vary the world, mentioned Nelson Mandela. Education is the passport to the long run, for tomorrow belongs to those that put together for it at this time, mentioned Malcom X. Open Africa Power is a sensible instance of the sensible phrases of each males cited above. Bright younger African women and men utilizing Education as a device to realize the purpose of bringing trendy sorts of vitality to everybody within the African continent. I’m happy with being a part of this initiative of ENEL Foundation”.
The programme is at its 4th version, having been launched in 2018 in collaboration with high educational companions similar to Strathmore University and University of Nairobi in Kenya, University of Addis Ababa in Ethiopia, University of Cape Town in South Africa, and Italian establishments similar to Politecnico di Torino, Politecnico di Milano, Bocconi University, Florence School of Regulation, and Venice International University.
In 2020 Enel Foundation launched additionally its partnership with Nelson Mandela Foundation, dedicating that version to Madiba in recognition of this system’s promotion of sustainable options to crucial social issues.
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