In the framework of the joint research cooperation project of the West Africa Institute (WAI) and the Center for European Integration Studies (ZEI) in Bonn, Germany, which analyzes obstacles to „Sustainable regional integration in West Africa and Europe“, two further WAI-ZEI Papers have been published.
In WAI-ZEI, No. 5 2013, Prof. Dr. Kocra Assoua from the University of Bayreuth Ge [ ... ]
During a recent working visit in Praia, the Regional Director of the UNESCO Office in Dakar, Senegal, Mrs. Ann Therese Ndong-Jatta and the leadership of WAI could identify possible areas of cooperation between the two institutions. UNESCO is one of the five Promoters of WAI. Mrs. Ndong-Jatta offered UNESCO's support in order to strengthen the outreach activities of WAI by using the UNESCO's g [ ... ]more
Promoters have confirmed the role of WAI as a leading think tank on regional integration in West Africa during the recent meeting of the Executive Committee in Praia. The meeting adopted a new resource mobilization strategy based on the utilization of WAI´s academic services for the purpose of regional integration in West Africa. The meeting was chaired by Dr. Jorge Borges, the Foreign Minist [ ... ]more
The capacity of the actors of regional integration in West Africa has to be strengthened to be able to tackle the many challenges the region is facing. In this context, the West Africa Institute (WAI) as a new and innovative research center can make a difference. This argument was brought forward by the Malian Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Tieman Hubert Coulibaly, duri [ ... ]more
On 20 March 2013, the President of the Commission of the Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS), Kadré Désiré Ouédraogo, visited the West Africa Institute (WAI) together with he delegation including Ibrahim Bocar Ba, ECOWAS Commissioner in charge of the macroeconomic policy, and Mr. Sunday Ugoh, ECOWAS Communication officer. He was welcomed by the Chairman of its Board of Directors [ ... ]more
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