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UCL Africa & Middle East Regional Network Meeting

16 March 2021, 11:00 am–12:30 pm

Kenya plains and tree at sunset

This meeting is open to UCL staff and partners from across the Africa and Middle East region

Event Information

Open to

UCL staff




Funi Nemaheni, Senior Partnership Manager (Africa & Middle East) – Global Engagement Office

Hosted by the Global Engagement Office, the Africa & Middle East Regional Network Meeting brings together UCL staff from across the university with an interest in or links to the region.

This virtual meeting will be held on MS Teams and is also open to UCL's global partners in Africa and the Middle East. The meeting will be chaired by UCL Pro-Vice Provost (Africa & Middle East) Professor Ijeoma Uchegbu.

We will be joined by Professor Zeblon Vilakazi, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Witwatersrand (Wits), who will give a talk entitled "Wits' response to COVID-19 in South Africa: research and education initiatives."

The meeting will also feature updates from UCL Grand Challenges, the Harter Foundation and UCL Medical School.

To join the UCL Africa and Middle East Regional Network and receive regular updates about UCL's activity and opportunities in the region, sign up here