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1st Postgraduate Forum on Sustainability in Africa, 26 January 2017, Cape Sun Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa






Participants 

Welcome by Thandi Mgwebi, Director for Research, University of the Western Cape, South Africa



Publishing in peer-reviewed journals by Franck Vazquez, CEO, MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland



Agenda 2030 and the UN SDGs by Klaus Leisinger, University of Basel and Global Values Alliance, Switzerland





Participants discussing with Corina du Toit

Advanced introduction to applied systems analysis by Mary Scholes and Bob Scholes, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

Transdisciplinary research by Masafumi Nagao, Visiting Professor and Programme Adviser, Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability, United Nations University, Japan


World Sustainability Forum 2017 Cocktail Event, Cape Sun Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa


Bongiwe Njobe and Frans Swanepoel at the Cocktail Event
Peace Liz Sasha Musonge and Gabriel Colorado
Esther Sanyé-Mengual, Shandara Arbab talking to a colleague


Catherine Le Roux enjoying the event with a colleague


Frans Swanepoel, Christian Acemah, Marcel Mballa-Ekobena and Bongi Njobe 

Lidia Brito and Corina du Toit

Marcel, Max Bergman and Christian 

Teboho Moja and Corina du Toit
Lidia and Marcel

Group Photo with Participants from Colombia, Finland, Nigeria, Germany, Liechtenstein and Belgium

The 6th World Sustainability Forum #WSF2017SA, Day One, 27 January 2017, Cape Town, South Africa


Programme Overview and Introduction of Keynote Speakers by Max Bergman, Social Research and Methodology Group (SRaM), University of Basel, Switzerland
Opening and Welcome by Tyrone Pretorius, Rector and Vice-Chancellor, University of the Western Cape, South Africa
Katrine Claassens with a colleague
Anna Nikolaeva, Jeremy Wakeford and Tim Cresswell


Keynote by Mamokgethi Phakeng, DVC Research and Internationalisation, University of Cape Town, South Africa


Opening Address by HE Helene Budliger Artieda Ambassador of Switzerland to the Republic of South Africa
Max Bergman and Frans Swanepoel
Lidia Brito,Director of the Division of Science Policy and Sustainable Development of UNESCO, Latin American and The Caribbean, Uruguay

Shola Ololade and Voster Muchjene with delegates
Adenike Akinsemolu and Olukoya Obafemi
Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director of The Earth Institute, Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development, and Professor of Health Policy and Management, Columbia University, USA


A full plenary during Jeffrey Sach's talk at #WSF2017SA


Sally Stansfield and Jeffrey Sachs


Jeffrey Sachs and Max Bergman during the Q&A session 
Linus Opara,South African Research Chair in Postharvest Technology, Stellenbosch University, South Africa


Dorothea Schostok
Sylvie Landrieve and colleague from IRE SNCF - Forum Vies Mobiles
Tim Cresswell

THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT “MOON SHOT” by Prof Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director of The Earth Institute, Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development, and Professor of Health Policy and Management, Columbia University, USA
Bongiwe Njobe and Jeffrey Sachs
The plenary during Jeff Sach's presentation. 


Jeffrey Sachs 'The Sustainable Development “MOON SHOT”'


Elaine Fouche

Sylvester Mpandeli, Voster Muchjene, Frans Swanepoel, Joyene Isaacs and Lise Korsten


Sally Stansfield and Jeffrey Sachs

Bongiwe Njobe and Klaus Leisinger


Teboho Moja, Frans Swanepoel and Masafumi Nagao


Daya Reddy, Lidia Brito, Masafumi Nagao and Norman Duncan
Cynthia Mapendere
The magnificent four from the conference management centre


Thandi Mgwebi and Frans Swanepoel
Katrine Claassens with Jeff Sachs

The 6th World Sustainability Forum #WSF2017SA, Gala Dinner at the Gold Restaurant and Award of the World Sustainability Award and the Emerging Sustainability Leader Award funded by the MDPI Sustainability Foundation and the MDPI journal Sustainability, with acceptance speeches from Jeff and Sonia Sachs joint winners of the 1st WSA and video messages from Esther Ngumbi and Xiaosong Hu joint winners of the 1st ESLA.


Sonia and Jeff Sachs with Lidia Brito
Bongi Njobe and Franck Vazquez


Bob Scholes and Masafumi Nagao
Sally Stansfield and Frans Swanepoel


Thandi Mgwebi

Jeff and Sonia Sachs with Thandi Mgwebi and Franck Vazquez


Zinette Bergman and Franck Vazquez
Aldo Stroebel and Mark New
Lise Korsten and Linus Opara


Oladoyin Odubanjo, Christian Acemah, Marcel Mballa-Ekobena and Teboho Moja


Thandi Mgwebi, Max Bergman, Sonia and Jeff Sachs and Franck Vazquez

The 6th World Sustainability Forum #WSF2017SA, Day Two, 28 January 2017, Cape Town, South Africa

 


Zinzi Magoda


Manfred Fishedick
Mona and Doro


Janine Chantson and Frans Swanepoel


Francis Petersen and Lidia Brito


Max Bergman, Francis Petersen, Lidia Brito and Aldo Stroebel


Zinette Bergman, Matthias Burkhalter, Thandi Mgwebi, Aldo Stroebel, Max Bergman, Franck Vazquez and Mark New - The Chairs and Organizers

Cocktail Reception for #WSF2017SA Delegates at the Residence of the Consul General of Switzerland, Mrs. Bernadette Hunkeler Brown and Mrs. Jacquelene Friedenthal, Science and Technology Counsellor, Embassy of Switzerland in Pretoria in Cape Town

 

 

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