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 [ ... ]more
The 6th World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) was organized in Doha – Qatar on 04-06- November, 2014, and met the expectations of the 2000 Delegates coming from over 180 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 [ ... ]more
The Symposium “Sea without water”- Sahara, region linking 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 Oc [ ... ]more
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 [ ... ]more
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 [ ... ]more
WAI Director General presents at the Forum on “the overview of the ECOWAS Policy on Science, Technology and Innovation (ECOPOST). The Francophone Innovation Forum took place in the aftermath of the launch of the French Innovation Network (FINNOV) in July 2013 by the International Organization of the Francophonie (OIF), in partnership with the Wallonia-Brussels Federation and in collaboration wi [ ... ]more
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 Directorate-General of African Integration, Ministry of African Integration and the Ivoirians of Abroad of the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire.more
The 2nd Edition of «The next step» under the theme "Regional Integration and Economic Development in West Africa" , was held in Abidjan - Cote d' Ivoire, on 28-31 July 2014.
The objectives of the meeting were the following: To discuss the theme «Regional Integration and Economic Development in West Africa»; To discuss key issues and political themes; To find solutions to new challenges and [ ... ]
WAI Director General hosted on August 21, 2014, Mr. Abderrahmane Sylla , Minister of Malians 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 research on regional integration and social transformations in West Africa. He pledged his support towards consoli [ ... ]more
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, directors of national or regional institutions, technical and financial partners , to undertake innovative re [ ... ]more
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 [ ... ]more
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