Course description

The purpose of this course is to offer students a platform for critical examination of the political, historical, educational, social and economic conditions of the African continent. Topics will include eradication of poverty, access to nutrition, health care, clean water and energy, education, elimination of inequality with a special emphasis on gender equity, sustainable and environmentally sensitive industrial development, responsible consumption, protection of land and life below water, promotion of sustainable communities and global peace and partnership.

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Summer 2023: Off campus

N'Dri Assie-Lumumba
Section ID:ASRC 2063 001-LEC
Program:Cornell Summer Program in Ghana -AU Agenda 2063 and the UN Sustainable Dev
Session:Summer Extra-session
Class dates:July 10-28, 2023
Final exam/project due:Friday July 28, 9 AM - 3 PM / TBA (see Final exams)
Time / room:M-F 9 AM - 3 PM / TBA
Mode of instruction:In person
Instructor:Assie-Lumumba, N. (na12)
Max. enroll:10
Related:Cross-listed with GOVT 2063 001-LEC
To enroll:

This class requires an application or instructor consent to enroll.

The class will meet 5 days per week with time set aside for educational excursions in Africa. We will arrive on July 9th. A pre-departure orientation session is required and orientation readings are available on Canvas.