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Wales - Africa Health Conference 2017

18 July 2017

If you missed out on this years' Health Conference on Strengthening African Health Systems at the SWALEC Stadium in Cardiff here's some information about the day. 

Keynote speakers included the Cabinet Secretary for Health Wellbeing and Sport, Vaughan Gething, Chief Nursing Officer Prof Jean White, Dr David Counsell of Besti Cadwaladr University Health Board, Prof Anthony Redmond CEO of UK-MED, Allison Williams CEO of Cwm Taf University Health Board, Prof Mark Bellis of Public Health Wales, Julia Downing CEO of the International Children's Palliative Care Network and Prof Yoswa Dambisya, Director General for the East, Central and Southern Africa Health Community. 

On the day we recorded the presentations in the plenary sessions to see them again, visit our Youtube Channel.

Available copies of presentations:

Prof. Jean White CBE, (Chief Nursing Officer, Welsh Government) - Opening Address

Prof Anthony Redmond, (CEO, UK-MED) - Health System Strengthening in Africa and Building Resilience

Prof. Mark Bellis (Director of Policy, Research and International Development, Public Health Wales) - Nationally Focused, Globally Responsable

Prof. Yoswa Dambisya, (Director General for the East, Central and Southern Africa Health Community) - Strengthening African Health Systems

Julia Downing, (CEO of the International Children's Palliative Care Network) - Palliative Care - Developing Nurse Training, Capacity and Leadership in Africa

Africa Day

25th of May 2017

We were delighted to hear the commitment from the First Minister, Carwyn Jones and all the main political parties in Wales to the ongoing work of the Wales for Africa Programme.

This event at the senedd was day of solidarity and celebration.

The event provided an opportunity for individuals and organisations to share knowledge, information and experiences in International Development.

Wales-based development organisations doing International Development or Fair Trade activities had stalls to exhibit their work.

Uganda Day

28th of April 2017

We were delighted to welcome the Uganda High Commissioner, Her Excellence Prof Joyce Kakuramatsi Kikafunda.

The event provided an opportunity for individuals and organisations to share knowledge, information and experiences in International Development.

Wales-based development organisations working in Uganda had stalls to exhibit their work.

Disability Inclusive Development Training

21st of April 2017

This was a participatory training session that incorporated disability at it's heart.

Delivered by members of Disability in Wales and Africa, the session looked at the constant changing and evolving policy and practice in disability-inclusive development.

It looked in particular at the deeper questions: of the relationships and representation of people with disabilities within our work; and how to partner with Disabled Peoples Organisations (DPOs) to achieve transformative, systemic change in the countries where we work’.

Further issues that were covered included:

  1. Introduction to Disability
  2. A Rights Based approach to disability and development
  3. Disability Inclusive Development 
  4. Engaging with local disabled communities

Resources:

Disability in Development - Resource Pack

Presentations:

Ruth Nortey - Disability Wales   

   Sian Tesni - CBM   

Brecon Molo Community Partnership

   Susanah Kimani - DisN

Grants Webinars

9th & 20th of February 2017

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If you missed our Grants Webinars or would like a reminder of our grants process and some of the key areas to consider when writing your grants application click here for a recording of the session.

African diaspora business, investment & enterprise

21 January 2017

The Sub Sahara Advisory Panel teamed up with the African Foundation for Development (AFFORD) at the Temple of Peace in Cardiff to launch their Comic Relief funded Diaspora Finance and Investment (DFI) to support UK registered diaspora businesses initiatives.

The event was followed by an afternoon panel discussion on diaspora investment and enterprise in Wales and Africa.

Presentations:

Wales International Development Summit 2016

1 November 2016

If you missed out on this years' Summit at the Liberty Stadium in Swansea, or wanted another look, here's an outline of the day.

Keynote speakers included the Minister for Skills and Science, Julie James, who provided an overview of the 10 years of the Wales for Africa programme, Cat Jones Head of Hub Cymru Africa on 10 years of partnerships, Nassra Juma Mohamed, the Zanzibar Women's Football Team Head Coach who discussed women's empowerment through sport and Peter Di Campo who introduced his Everyday Africa project - a current take of what the continent looks like through images and how this is challenging perceptions.

There was also a question and answer (Q & A) session with the Future Generations Commissioner Sophie Howe, looking at how the Wellbeing of Future Generations Act is relevant to International Development in Wales, as well as a  Q & A session with a range of development professionals looking forward to the next 10 years of Wales - Africa work.

Presentations:

Open Space Discussions:

Workshop Presentations:

Wales - Africa Health Conference 2016

6 July 2016

If you missed out on this years' Health Conference at the SWALEC Stadium in Cardiff here's an outline of the day.

Keynote speakers included the Cabinet Secretary for Health Wellbeing and Sport, Vaughan Gething who opened the conference, Mike McKirdy Vice President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Glasgow who spoke about Global Health Partnerships in Scotland, Ben Simms CEO of THET and the visiting Prof Osmund Mwandemele form the University of Namibia.

Presentations:

EAST AFRICA THROUGH THE LENS: Perspectives from Kenya and Tanzania

17-18 March 2016

We were pleased to welcome the Kenyan High Commissioner, His Excellence Lazarus Amayo and the Tanzania Deputy High Commissioner, Mr Msafiri Marwa to meet Wales Africa activists and members of the diaspora community.

The event provided a platform to share and exchange knowledge, information and experiences in International Development.

Welsh-based development organisations had stalls to exhibit their work.

Presentations:

 Mariella Scott - Sazani Associates  Peter Masubo - University of Cardiff   Prof John Kinuthia - USW 
 George Karani - Cardiff Met University

  Jennifer Twelvetrees & Edna Wachira - Women 4 Resources

Youth International Development Conference

4 December 2015

Hub Cymru Africa and the Welsh Centre for International Affairs (WCIA) brought you the Youth International Development Summit at the Urdd Residential Centre, Cardiff.

We ran a series of workshops with youth organisations on; delivering global youth work, volunteering in Wales and Africa, how to get involved in the sector and how to influence local AM’s and MP’s.

The day ended with the final of the Wales Schools Debating Championships at the National Assembly of Wales which was kindly sponsored by Julie Morgan AM.

Here are some of the presentations if you would like to see them again:

      Georgetown Youth Club - Peace and Justice 

Mari Gooberman - Your Assembly Workshop

The Safe Foundation - Volunteer Story

Wales' Youth International Development Conference / Cynhadledd Datblygu Ieuenctid Cymru

Disability Inclusive Development

3 December 2015

The Millennium Development Goals largely ignored the needs of disabled people around the world. However the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) seek to ensure the same mistake is not made again.

We ran activities and heard from partners in the sector from Wales and Africa as well as looking at good practice and lessons learnt and discussed how we can help find a way forward for disability inclusive development.

John Griffith AM kindly sponsored the event.

Here are some of the presentations if you would like to see them again:

         Jonah Sialumano - Opportunities and Challenges of working with DPO's in Africa       

 Cat Jones - Hub Cymru Africa

Sian Tesni - What SDGs mean to Disability Inclusive Development

To watch the End the Cycle video - click here

Disability Inclusive Development / Datblygu sy’n Cynnwys Anabledd

European funding and innovation in Wales

2 December 2015

Wales has a vibrant International Development Community, much of it focused on sub-Saharan Africa. Many groups function on small funding streams and good will, and do a good job. But can we all do better? Can we do more, thinking and aiming bigger? This is European Year of Development (EYD) and the world’s new Sustainable Development Goals have been launched by the United Nations.

This event also had a 'market place' to showcase the latest development innovations here in Wales, from the Raspberry Pi project in Zambia to the medical kit being used in Namibia.

The event was arranged by Hub Cymru Africa in partnership with the Cardiff University Phoenix Project, The European Commission in Wales and Bond.

Here are some of the presentations if you would like to see them again:

     Stacey Vickers - European Commission       

      Judith Hall - Phoenix Project (Awaiting Presentation)        

Cat Jones - Hub Cymru Africa

Clara Watkins - Cardiff Met

Jenna Bowen - Cotton Mouton Diagnostics

Global Diaspora Week: Celebrating the contribution to International Development 

If you missed out on Hub Cymru Africa's Diaspora event, we discussed a range of topics and had a series of engaging discussions.

Here are some of the presentations if you would like to see them again:

     HAYAAT WOMEN TRUST - Fowzia Ali        

      AFRICAN FOUNDATION FOR DEVELOPMENT - Unisa Dizo-Conteh        

CARDIFF MET UNIVERSITY - Prof. George Karani

TRINITY CENTRE - Chloë Marong

2015 - A Year of Change

If you missed out on our 2015 - A Year of Change event;

During part one, we discussed the Millenium Development Goals (MDGs) and the shift towards the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and what this means in a Welsh context (the Well Being of Future Generations Act) along with a panel that included (Welsh Government, Wales for Africa, Fair Trade Wales, Friends of the Earth & Steve Howell).

During the second half of the event, we invited the Department for International Development (DFID) to discuss their Civil Society Review and for some of these organisations in Wales to answer some of DFID's key questions.

If you would like to contact DFID about this, click here.

Wales - Africa Health Conference 2015

If you missed out on this years' Health Conference at Cardiff Met University, you can download the annual report here.

Keynote speakers included the First Minister Carwyn Jones who opened the conference, Lord Nigel Crisp who spoke about Sustainable Development and the visiting Dr Grace Kodindo, who spoke about her experiences, challenges and successes of working in maternal child health in Africa.

Hub Cymru Africa Launch 

We hope you enjoyed our launch event on the 23 June. At the event we discussed our vision for the organisation and formally launched our grants programme

The event at the Millenium Stadium was opened by the First Minister Carwyn Jones and included speeches from Cat Jones and Dr Mwenya Chimba. Here's a montage of some of the photos taken on the day along with the voices of the Aber Valley Male Voice Choir.

For more information about our grants programme click here.