Invitation: SDG Public Lecture Series

Posted on May 15, 2019

You are invited to a public lecture and discussion on the topic “Will climate change action enhance or undermine the 2030 Agenda and national developmental objectives in South Africa?”. The lecture and discussion will take place at Future Africa on UP’s Hillcrest Campus on 28 May 2019.

The discussion is aimed at bringing awareness to the relevance of SDG 13 within the broader 2030
Agenda framework and the form of climate change action being taken by various groups within
South Africa.

Professor Francois Engelbrecht (University of the Witwatersrand) will deliver the keynote address. He is an eminent expert in climate model development and will share insights on African climate change futures.


17:45: Welcome | 17:50: Keynote address: Climate Change Adaptation/Mitigation Scenarios for South Africa | 18:10: Panel discussion with panellists representing business, civil society, government and labour and Q&A | 19:25 Final remarks | 19:30 Closing

Booking is essential. RSVP to [email protected] by 22 May 2019.

For directions to the venue, please visit

Please click on the link to view the full invitation

We look forward to seeing you there!

Copyright © University of Pretoria 2024. All rights reserved.

COVID-19 Corona Virus South African Resource Portal

To contact the University during the COVID-19 lockdown, please send an email to [email protected]

FAQ's Email Us Virtual Campus Share Cookie Preferences