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Brainstorming on an Academic Research Network on Regional Integration in Africa and Beyond
Brainstorming on an Academic Research Network on Regional Integration in Africa and Beyond

6th WAI-ZEI Study Group Meeting;   Praia 25th - 26th March 2015;   Sustainable Regional Integration in West Africa and in Europe

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WAI Board Chairman hosts two ECOWAS Commissioners at WAI
WAI Board Chairman hosts two ECOWAS Commissioners at WAI

On 3rd February, 2015, the West Africa Institute (WAI) was visited by two Commissioners of ECOWAS: Madam Fatimata Dia Sow, Commissioner for Gender and Humanitarian Affairs and Mr. Barreto Isaías Da Rosa, Commissioner for Telecommunications and Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). Accompanied by Mr. Francisco Mendes of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MIREX), the two Commissione [ ... ]

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Visit at WAI: Students of the Higher Institute of Law and Social Sciences (ISCJS ) Praia share about “The Sub-Regional Policy in West Africa”
Visit at WAI: Students of the Higher Institute of Law and Social Sciences (ISCJS ) Praia share about “The Sub-Regional Policy in West Africa”

Accompagnied by Prof. Severino Almeida, Lecturer for International Relations and Diplomacy (IR & D), the third year Bachelor students of the Higher Institute of Law and Social Sciences (ISCJS) Praia (http://www.iscjs.edu.cv/) visited the premises of the West Africa Institute (WAI) on 27th January 2015.

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WAI Director General hosts two Commissioners of the ECOWAS Commission
WAI Director General hosts two Commissioners of the ECOWAS Commission

Dr. Morlaye Bangoura and Mr José João Monteiro Huco, ECOWAS Commissioner for Energy and Mines and ECOWAS Commissioner for Human Resources Management respectively, visited the West Africa Instituteon 8 January, 2015.

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Africa's Integration: A bottom up approach
Africa's Integration: A bottom up approach

(A GNA feature by Cristina Duarte)* Accra, Jan. 10, GNA – Visiting Ghana, Africa’s heartland when it comes to African unity and integration, how can one not be tempted to share his or her views about such lofty ideals, especially as 2015 unfolds while the goals remain elusive? I believe it is high time to revisit the project whose credibility was provided by its chief intellectua [ ... ]

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WAI Director General participates in the Workshop for Validation of Studies conducted by the WGNFE-ADEA
WAI Director General participates in the Workshop for Validation of Studies conducted by the WGNFE-ADEA

The workshop on the validation of the studies conducted in 2014 by the Working Group on Non Formal Education (WGNFE) of the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) which took place from 8 to 10 December 2014 at the Pacific Hotel in Ouagadougou under the umbrella of the Ministry of National Education and Literacy (MENA) of Burkina Faso. The Swiss Cooperation, the WGNFE Coordin [ ... ]

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WAI Director General at the IAU Workshop on Higher Education/Research and Education for All (HEEFA) and ICT for All (ICT4ALL)
WAI Director General at the IAU Workshop on Higher Education/Research and Education for All (HEEFA) and ICT for All (ICT4ALL)

IAU workshop on Higher Education/Research and Educationfor All and ICT4ALL Seminar took place on 18-19 November, 2014, at the Hacettepe University in Ankara, Turkey. The Seminar reviewed the outcomes of the HEEFA (Higher Education/Research and Education for All) capacity building workshops conducted by IAU (International Association of Universities) in collaboration with HEEFA Members (Burkina Fas [ ... ]

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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 on 04-06- November, 2014, and met the expectations of the 1500 Delegates coming from over 100 countries worldwide. Under the theme “Imagine – Create – Learn: Creativity at the Heart of Education”, WISE 2014 explored the potential of teachers’ and learners’ in the area of innovation and creativity. In  [ ... ]

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WAI contributes to the Symposium on «Waterless Sea» Sahara, region that links sub-Saharan Africa to the Mediterranean
WAI contributes to the Symposium on «Waterless Sea» Sahara, region that links sub-Saharan Africa to the Mediterranean

The Symposium “Sea without water”- Sahara, region that links sub-Saharan Africa to the Mediterranean” was organized by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, Morocco Office and the Center for Mediterranean Studies of the Ruhr University in Bochum (Zentrum für Mittelmeerstudien - Ruhr- Universität zu Bochum). The workshops took place in Marrakech - Morocco, at the Hotel Le Meridien N'Fis, from 31 [ ... ]

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

The Integration Conferences, instituted by Mr. Cheick Hadjibou Soumaré, President of the Commission of the Economic and Monetary Union of West Africa (UEMOA) form part of the celebration of the 20th anniversary of the UEMOA. These conferences, to be held every six months, have been designed mainly to enable knowledge sharing among researchers of the eight member States of UEMOA. Speaking on beha [ ... ]

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