Free Online Course : ‘Africa: Sustainable Development For All’

Free Online Course : ‘Africa: Sustainable Development For All’

Deadline: January 25, 2016

Future Learn & University of Aberdeen is pleased to announce its forthcoming free online course titled: ‘Africa: Sustainable Development for All’.  The course will explore why there continues to be many sub-Saharan African countries which perform poorly on development indicators for reducing poverty, hunger and unemployment and improving maternal health and access to quality reproductive health services.

Course Details

This free online course will assess progress made to date in the achievement of the UN Millennium Development Goals and will provide information from key people in international development to discuss whether the proposed UN post-2015 sustainable development agenda can be achieved in sub-Saharan Africa.

You will learn from experts in sub-saharan Africa. You will also get the opportunity to discuss your own experiences with other learners worldwide and to learn from experts from the UN, national governments and development partners from sub-Saharan Africa. These experts include:

  1. Madame Zainab Hawa Bangura (UN Secretary-General Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict);
  2. Dr Agnes Binagwaho (Minister of Health, Rwanda);
  3. Sir Malcolm Bruce (Chair of the UK Parliamentary Select Committee on International Development); and
  4. Ex-President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo.


The course is designed for anyone with a passion for humanity, human rights and sustainable development.

How to Enroll

Click on “Join now“; if you don’t already have an account with Future Learn, you will be prompted to create an one!. If you do have an account with Future Learn, simply sign in!

For more information, visit Future Learn: Africa Sustainable Development.