The United Nations Development Programme in Namibia (UNDP Namibia) launched the Accelerator Lab with its development partners, the German Embassy and the Qatar Fund for Development on 05 July 2019 at the DoBox at the Franco Cultural Centre (FNCC) in Windhoek.
In a packed room full of stakeholders from different sectors and industries, attendees participated in various activities. Canvases and murals were provided for attendees to draw, paint and write their expectations for #AccelerateNamibia.
The launch also provided an opportunity for locally-owned solution providers to showcase their solutions and how they are contributing to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals in Namibia. The attendees had the opportunity to visit the solution space and engage with the solution providers to learn more about their products, services and organisations. The solution providers addressed different Sustainable Development Goals areas such as climate action, technology, education and transportation.
Other activities included;
- Discussions with representatives from the UNDP and co-hosting governments.
- Media briefings.
- SDG Photo booth