SDG Book Club African Chapter

Date:
21 April 2021 | 8:00 AM - 21 April 2023 | 5:00 PM

English Reading List: SDG 1 No Poverty 

 

SDG 1 Reading List Book Picks

Download the complete English Reading List HERE. 

 

English Reading List: SDG 2 Zero Hunger

SDG 2 Reading list Book Picks

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English Reading List SDG 3: Good Health and Well-being

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Honorary Indigenous African Language Reading List SDG 3: Health and Wellbeing

Download the Honorary Indigenous African Language Reading List HERE.

 

English Reading List SDG 4: Quality Education

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English Reading List SDG 5: Gender Equality

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English Reading List SDG 6: Clean Water and Sanitation

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

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English Reading List SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy

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17 Stories Project: "The Truck Pusher's Tale"

19 January 2022

Caption: Vivian Omuji.

The 17 STORIES project is an SDG Action Campaign designed to engage and motivate children towards taking action for the SDGs through the literary art of Storytelling.

15-year-old Vivian Omuji’s The Truck Pusher’s Tale is the winner of the 17 Stories project in the SDG Goal 2: Zero Hunger category. Read Omuji's story HERE.

 

17 Stories Project

5 December 2022

Caption: Author of Rain Rain Go Away, Jethro Orfega and Chineze Amanfo surname

The 17 STORIES project is an SDG Action Campaign designed to engage and motivate children towards taking action for the SDGs through the literary art of Storytelling.

The 17 STORIES project is an initiative of the Nigeria Volunteers Network (NVN) led by Vincent Odigie. The Nigerian Volunteers Network is a partner of the UN SDG Book Club African Chapter. The first in the series is entitled, "Rain Rain Go Away" by Jethro Orfega. Read More HERE

 

Opinion: How Can Literary Artists and Other Creatives Contribute to Sustainable Development and to the Sustainable Growth of the Book Sector?

5 December 2022

Author of SDG Reading List Book Pick, "Garbage School" Abdullahi Ismaila delivered a paper in response to the panel topic, "How Can Literary Artists and Other Creatives Contribute to Sustainable Development and to the Sustainable Growth of the Book Sector?". Read More HERE

 

 Call for Submission of Books - SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

19 November 2022

May be an image of text that says 'Calling for great books for children ages 6-12 years+ in Indigenous African Languages addressing themes related to: Decent Work And Economic Growth Deadline extended to: 28th November 2022 SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ALS BOOK CLUB 8 DECENT WORK AND ECONOMIC GROWTH M AFRICAN CHAPTER ENGLISH KISWAHILI ARABIC FRENCH Û YouTube https:/cutt.ly/xKXPdRL f hp unsdgookcubaricachapter@gmil.com sdg_club_africa Organisations interested in joining the initiative are invited to contact: Maxime Collins, UNIC:maxime.ollins@unic.org United Nations Information Center Windhoek, Namibia Dr Wale Okediran, PAWA: waleokediran@yahoo.co.uk Pan African Writers Association Olatoun Gabi- Williams: bordersliteratureonline@hotmail.com Founder, Borders Literature for Nations'

 

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Book Club African Chapter is inviting African publishers/Authors to submit children’s fiction and non-fiction books that relate to the SDG 8: DECENT WORK AND ECONOMIC GROWTH in English, French, Arabic and Kiswahili that help educate children about the SDGs.

If you have books for children within the ages of 6 and 12 years + that relate to Decent Work and Economic Growth – SDG 8, we invite you to submit them. Below are the links to the Google forms in the four main languages. A children’s book in any other African language that relates to SDG 8 can be submitted via any of the submission forms.

English https://forms.gle/BRxTzwZ3HZ17NQbMA

French https://forms.gle/mvFFqZ8M2W4PuyR36

Kiswahili https://forms.gle/5SgHfeRxspfVxYu29

Arabic https://forms.gle/ATFoZb4Y8VMHoYmU6

The deadline for the submission of the book(s) is 28th November 2022.

Book submissions for SDG 7 were selected and published. To view/ download the reading lists (SDG 1-7), visit:

https://namibia.un.org/en/209341-sdg-book-club-african-chapter

 

UN entities involved in this initiative

UNIC
United Nations Information Centre

Goals we are supporting through this initiative

Background Documents