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Seminars

Wales and our diaspora: post 2015 MDGS

16 February 2014

SSAP CONFERENCE ON POST – 2015 MDGs
Saturday, 22nd February 2014,
9:30 AM – 4:00 PM
CHAIRED BY: UZO IWOBI OBE

LOCATION: TEMPLE OF PEACE, KING EDWARD VII, CATHAY’S PARK, CARDIFF, CF10 3AP

‘SHARING BEST PRACTICE AND CONTRIBUTION OF WELSH AFRICAN DIASPORAS TO INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT’ – CHAIRED BY UZO IWOBI OBE

SPEAKERS:

JON TOWNLEY: HEAD OF WALES FOR AFRICA PROGRAMME
MUTALE MERRILL OBE: CHAIR OF SSAP
ONYEKACHI WAMBU: DIRECTOR OF ENGAGEMENT AND ADVOCACY AT AFFORD
SIDDO DEVA: POLICY AND PROGRAMME MANAGER – COMMON GROUND INITIATIVE
DONNA TARA: PR OFFICER – MIFUMI
ANGELA GORMAN – CEO AT LIFE FOR AFRICAN MOTHERS

FOR RSVP’s and STALL BOOKING please contact:

Fadhili.Maghiya@ssap.org.uk              Tel: 029 2034 0895

PROGRAM FOR THE DAY

TIME

PROGRAM

LEAD BY

9:30

ARRIVAL/REGISTRATION/REFRESHMENTS

10:00

WELCOME
  • Uzo Iwobi OBE

10.15

OPENING REMARKS AND GUEST SPEAKER
  • Mutale Merill OBE: Chair of SSAP
  • Jon Townley: Head of Wales for Africa

 

10:45

DIASPORA PERSPECTIVES AND POST 2015 MDGs.
  • Onyekachi Wambu: Director of Policy and Engagement (AFFORD)

 

  • Questions and Answers

11:30

REFRESHMENT BREAK

11:45

 

CHALLENGES AND CONTRIBUTION OF DIASPORA ORGANISATIONS
  • Siddo Deva: Policy and Programme Manager – Common Ground Initiative
  • Mutale Merill OBE: On Engagement of Welsh African Diaspora.

 

  • Questions and Answers

1:00

LUNCH BREAK

2:00

AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS
  • Engagement and Inspiration Workshop:  Onyekachi Wambu, Martha Holman (Founder Love Zimbabwe) and Angela Gorman (CEO at Life for African Mothers): Facilitator  – Zed/Mwenya

 

  • Preparing to Engage: ‘Getting Your House in Order’ – Donna Tara, Martha Holman and Siddo Deva: Facilitator – Abdul Askira

3:15

TEA BREAK

3:30

 

 

3:45

WORKSHOP SUMMARIESCLOSING REMARKS
  • Short Summary Presentation by a representative from each of the two workshops.

 

  • Uzo Iwobi OBE

4:00

~END OF DAY ~ 

GETTING TO TEMPLE OF PEACE:

There are plenty of parking spaces available at the rear end of the building. Train and Coach Stations are only 10-15 walking distances and there are buses (bus no 6 comes near the building from Cardiff  Bay/Town)