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WAI Director General at the IAU Workshop on Higher Education for Education for All and ICT4IAL
WAI Director General at the IAU Workshop on Higher Education for Education for All and ICT4IAL

IAU Higher Education for Education for All and ICT4IAL Seminar took place from 18-19 Nov 2014 at the Hacettepe University in Ankara, Turkey. The Seminar reviewed the outcomes of the HEEFA (Higher Education for Education for All) capacity building workshops conducted by IAU (International Association of Universities) with IAU Members (Burkina Faso, India, Kenya, Mexico and Nepal), discussed the fol [ ... ]

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WAI at the 6th World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE), Doha, Qatar, 4-6 November 2014
WAI at the 6th World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE), Doha, Qatar, 4-6 November 2014

The 6th World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) was organized in Doha – Qatar from 04-06- November 2014 and fulfilled the expectations of the 2000 Delegates coming from over 180 countries in the world. Under the theme “Imagine – Create – Learn: Creativity at the Heart of Education”, WISE 2014 explored ways to tap teacher's and learners’ potential for innovation and creativity. In [ ... ]

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WAI contributes to the Symposium on «Waterless Sea» Sahara, space linking sub-Saharan Africa to the Mediterranean
WAI contributes to the Symposium on «Waterless Sea» Sahara, space linking sub-Saharan Africa to the Mediterranean

The Symposium entitled «Sea without water Sahara», space linking sub-Saharan Africa to the Mediterranean, was organized by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation Office of Morocco and the Mediterranean Studies Centre of the Ruhr University in Bochum (Zentrum für Mittelmeerstudien - Ruhr- Universität zu Bochum). The work took place in Marrakech - Morocco, at the Hotel Le Meridien N'Fis, from 31 Octobe [ ... ]

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Studying Integration in a Euro-African Context - Scholarships for West African young professionals
Studying Integration in a Euro-African Context - Scholarships for West African young professionals

The WAI-ZEI Cooperation project offers seven scholarships for West African young professionals to study the "Master of European Studies - Governance and Regulation" (MES) at ZEI in Bonn in the years 2015 and 2016. Scholarships cover the tuition fee of 6.500 €. „I applied for the Master of European Studies  – Governance and Regulation (MES), because I want to learn more about European c [ ... ]

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WAI Director General contributes in the 1st edition of the UEMOA Integration Conferences on theme: " Integration in West Africa: Legacy of the Past and Dynamics of the Future", Ouagadougou, Burkina Fa...
WAI Director General contributes in the 1st edition of the UEMOA Integration Conferences on theme:

The Integration Conferences, established by Mr. Cheick Hadjibou Soumaré, President of the Commission of the Economic and Monetary Union of West Africa (UEMOA) are within the framework of the celebration of the 20th anniversary of the UEMOA. These conferences to be held every six ( 6) months, have been mainly designed to enable knowledge sharing between researchers of the eight member States of U [ ... ]

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WAI at the Francophone Innovation Forum, 23-25 September 14, Namur Belgium
WAI at the Francophone Innovation Forum, 23-25 September 14, Namur Belgium

WAI Director General presented at the Forum the outlines of the ECOWAS Policy on Science, Technology and Innovation (ECOPOST). The holding of the Francophone Innovation Forum follows the launch in July 2013 of the French Innovation Network (FINNOV) by the International Organization of the Francophonie (OIF), in partnership with the Wallonia-Brussels Federation and in collaboration with the Franco [ ... ]

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25th Anniversary of the UNESCO Conference «Peace in the Spirit of Humanity» 21 -23 September 2014, Yamoussoukro- Ivory Coast
25th Anniversary of the UNESCO Conference «Peace in the Spirit of Humanity» 21 -23 September 2014, Yamoussoukro- Ivory Coast

WAI, a member of the Network of Foundations and Research Institutes for the Promotion of Culture of Peace in Africa, established in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital, September 21, 2013 , was represented by the General Direction of African Integration of the Ministry of African Integration and the Ivoirians of Abroad of the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire.

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WAI engaged in the training of Young West African Leaders - 2nd and 3rd Editions "The next step ," organized by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation - Benin , Abidjan, 28-31 July 2014 and Ouagadougou , 20-2...
WAI engaged in the training of Young West African Leaders - 2nd and 3rd Editions

The 2nd Edition of «The next step» focused on the theme " Regional Integration and Economic Development in West Africa " , was held in Abidjan - Cote d' Ivoire, 28-31 July 2014 . The objectives of the meeting were: Exchange on «Regional Integration and Economic Development in West Africa»; Discuss key issues and political themes; Found solutions to new challenges and make one own con [ ... ]

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Malian Minister of the Malians of Abroad visits WAI
Malian Minister of the Malians of Abroad visits WAI

WAI Director General welcomed on August 21, 2014 Mr. Abderrahmane Sylla , Minister of Malians of Abroad, in the framework of a working and friendship visit to the Government of Cabo Verde . The Minister was willing to inquire about the situation of WAI and the progress made in the area of its research in regional integration and social transformations in West Africa. He assured his support in the  [ ... ]

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WAI participates in the Regional Consultation on Higher Education and Research in the UEMOA countries , 14-17 October 2014 - Ouagadougou , Burkina Faso
WAI participates in the Regional Consultation on Higher Education and Research in the UEMOA countries , 14-17 October 2014 - Ouagadougou , Burkina Faso

The Regional Consultation on Higher Education in UEMOA Member States (Benin, Burkina Faso , Ivory Coast , Guinea Bissau, Mali , Niger, Senegal , Togo) aimed to bring together high level participants, including the Ministers of Higher Education and Scientific Research of the UEMOA, Rectors, national or regional institutions directors , technical and financial partners , to bring innovative thinking [ ... ]

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A delegation from the West Africa Action Network on Small Arms (WAANSA) visits WAI
A delegation from the West Africa Action Network on Small Arms (WAANSA) visits WAI

During their visit to ECOWAS Member States to advocate for the ratification of the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty, a delegation from the West Africa Action Network on Small Arms (WAANSA), comprising the President, Mr Baffour Amoa and the Vice-President, Mr. Amadou Maiga, visited WAI. The delegation was welcomed by the WAI Executive Secretariat and the two Coordinators of the WAI-ZEI Research Pro [ ... ]

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