SDG BOOK CLUB AFRICAN CHAPTER

SDG Book Club African Chapter


Africa

Start: 2021-04-21
End: 2022-04-30

The SDG Book Club African Chapter aims to use books as a tool to encourage children ages 6-12 to interact with the principles of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through a curated reading list of books from around the African continent related to each of the 17 SDGs in—Arabic, English, French, and Kiswahili.

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The proud organizers include:

 

United Nations SDG Book Club African Chapter turns One !

At 6pm BST, on 22nd April 2022, Olatoun Gabi-Williams founder of Borders Literature for all Nations, a Joint-Organizer of the UN SDG Book Club Africa, delivered a status update of the Club.
 

 

At 12 noon,  Saturday 23 rd April 2022, Anthea Basson, National Information Officer UNIC Windhoek, Namibia, delivered her goodwill message on behalf of the UN on the occasion of the 1st year anniversary of UN SDG Book Club Africa.

 

 

The SDG Book Club African Chapter celebrates the elevation of Rosina Sedibane Modiba, a champion black woman athlete who took Apartheid South Africa by storm. Finally, she will attain a place of global prominence alongside other unsung heroes of Apartheid South Africa. Featuring Rosina herself, this eNCA news report about “Rosina Sedibane Modiba: A Dream Denied” is a must-watch.

Hearty congratulations to Rosina's biographer, Lorato Trok and to New Africa Books - proud publisher of the SDG 5: Gender Equality book pick, “Rosina Sedibane Modiba: A Dream Denied”. Scroll down to see the rest of our selected books.

 

INTERNATIONAL LITERACY DAY 2021 

In commemoration of International Literacy Day, the SDG Book Club African Chapter asked its Ambassador Schools to reflect on the importance of literacy, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and how children are adapting to the 'new normal'. In addition to these videos you can read the blog entries from each school at the following links.

Chrisland Schools Blog Entries 

Beehive School Blog Entry

 

SDG 6: Water and Sanitation English Reading Lists

Download the complete English reading list HERE

 

SDG 6: Clean Water and Sanitation Arabic and French Reading Lists

Download the complete Arabic reading list HERE

Download the complete French Reading list HERE

 

SDG 6: Clean Water and Sanitation Kiswahili Reading List

Download the complete Kiswahili reading list HERE

 

SDG 6: Clean Water and Sanitation Honorary African Language (Igbo) Reading List

 

Download the complete Igbo reading list HERE

 

SDG 5: Gender Equality Arabic and French Reading Lists

Download the complete French reading list HERE

Download the complete Arabic reading list HERE

 

SDG 5: Gender Equality Kiswahili Reading List

Download the complete Kiswahili reading list HERE

 

SDG 5: Gender Equality English Reading List

Download the complete English reading list HERE

 

SDG 4: Quality Education English Reading List

Download the complete English reading list HERE

 

SDG 4: Quality Education French and Kiswahili Reading Lists

Download the complete French reading list HERE

Download the complete Kiswahili reading list HERE

 

SDG 4: Quality Education Arabic Reading List

Download the complete Arabic Reading List HERE

 

PREVIOUS READING LISTS:

SDG 3: Good health and well-being English Reading List

Caption: Book covers of the SDG 3 English Reading List

Download the complete English Reading List here.

 

SDG 3: Good health and well-being Honorary African Language Reading List

Caption: Book cover of the SDG 3 Honorary African Language Reading List

Download the Honorary African Language Reading List here.

 

SDG 3: Good health and well-being Kiswahili Reading List

Caption: Book covers of the SDG 3 Kiswahili Reading List

Download the complete Kiswahili Reading List here.

SDG 3: Good health and well-being Arabic Reading List

Caption: Book covers of the SDG 3 Arabic Reading List

Download the complete Arabic Reading List here.

 

SDG 3: Good health and well-being French Reading List

Caption: Book covers of the SDG 3 French Reading List

Download the complete French Reading List here.

Inaugural English Reading List: SDG 1 No Poverty

SDG 1 Reading List Book Picks

Download the complete English Reading List here.

Inaugural English Reading List: SDG 2 Zero Hunger

SDG 2 Reading list Book Picks

Download the complete English Reading List here.

 

Inaugural Kiswahili Reading List: SDG 1 No Poverty

Kiswahili

Download the complete Kiswahili Reading List here

Inaugural Kiswahili Reading List: SDG 2 Zero Hunger

SDG 2 Kiswahili Reading list

Download the complete Kiswahili Reading List here.

 

Inaugural French Reading List: SDG 2 Zero Hunger

L'arbre au secret

Download the complete French Reading list here.

 

Inaugural Arabic Reading List: SDG 1 No Poverty

عربى

الهدف 1 - لا للفقر

SDG 1 Arabic

Download the complete Arabic Reading list here

Inaugural Arabic Reading List: SDG 2 Zero Hunger

الهدف 2 - القضاء على الجوع

SDG 2 Arabic

Download the complete Arabic Reading list here

 

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