ACEF is an annual fund which seeks to support Commonwealth Alumni in raising awareness of key development issues at the community level through the organisation of an engagement activity.
On Thursday 16 March, the CSC Alumni Team were joined by Commonwealth Alumnus Jewel Kumar Roy for the Development in Action webinar series. Jewel shared a presentation on ‘FinTech: its uses and impact on sustainable development in Asia Pacific’.
On Monday 20 February, the CSC Alumni Team welcomed Commonwealth Alumnus Dr Ikpaya David Ikpaya, one of the winners of the 2022 CSC Research Impact Awards to discuss his award-winning research for the Development in Action webinar series.
On Wednesday 25 January, the CSC Alumni Team launched the 2023 CSC Development in Action webinar series. To kickstart the series, the team hosted a special conversation event with recent CSC Research Impact Award (RIA) winners, Commonwealth Alumni Dr Mirriam Makungwe and Dr Olajide Olusola about the impact of their doctoral research. The speakers discussed their winning research articles, the important role of research and researchers in addressing global challenges, and how they intend to contribute to sustainable development through the implementation and uptake of their findings.
On Monday 12 December, the CSC Alumni Team hosted the latest Development in Action webinar on ‘Building Climate Resilience in Small Islands – Barbados and the Commonwealth of Dominica’ delivered by Commonwealth Alumnus Dr Claire Durant. This webinar addressed the CSC development theme of Strengthening resilience and response to crises.