In the framework of the Research Cooperation between WAI and the Center for European Integration Studies (ZEI) on sustainable regional integration in West Africa and Europe, WAI is pleased to announce the availability of seven (7) scholarships for an intensive one-year Mater of European Studies at ZEI in Bonn, Germany, for students and young professionals from West Africa. Within the period, modul [ ... ]more
In an interview with the Cape Verdean correspondent of Deutsche Welle during the WAI-ZEI midterm conference on 22 October 2013, Prof. Dr. Ludger Kühnhardt, Director of ZEI, talked about the necessity to include the civil society and the private sector in EU-Africa relations.more
On Thursday, October 3, 2013, the Coordinator and Members of the Immigration Coordination Unit (UCI) in Cape Verde visited West Africa Institute (WAI) in Praia, Cape Verde. Accompanied by Mrs. Jacira Moreno, Nereida Monteiro and Mr. Carlos Teixeira, the coordinator was welcomed by the Director General of West Africa Institute, Prof. Djénéba Traoré, and members of the Executive Secretariat of WA [ ... ]more
On 23rd October, 2013, participants of the WAI-ZEI mid-term conference visited the WAI Library at the National Library of Cape Verde, hosted in the Room 2 of the National Library of Cape Verde. The visitors comprised eminent researchers and civil servants from Europe and West Africa, as well as staff of the West Africa Institute (WAI) and the Center for European Integration Studies (ZEI). The grou [ ... ]more
“We still have a way to go to make regional integration more effective, but the process is irreversible. This should be recognized”. With these words, Essien Abel Essien, the director of the Strategic Planning Unit in the ECOWAS Commission in Abuja highlighted the underlying dynamics of the integration process in West Africa during his presentation at the WAI-ZEI Mid-Term Conference from 21-23 [ ... ]more
Within the framework of the collaborations among institutions in Cape Verde, Mrs. Eva Verona Ortet, Minister of Rural Development of Cape Verde, gave audience to Prof. Dr. Djénéba Traoré, Director General of the West Africa Institute (WAI) on October 10, 2013.more
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