Higher education and research: What do African societies expect today?

The symposium is organized by the French National Commission, in partnership with UNESCO. This symposium is intended for various higher education and research stakeholders in African countries and in Haiti.

Policymakers, presidents or directors of higher education and research establishments, lecturers and researchers, heads of the administrative departments concerned, representatives from local authorities and the world of economics, heads of social and cultural organizations will attend the event. Approximately 150 participants are expected, including French, English, Portuguese and Arabic speakers.


Type of Event Meeting by Member States or Institutions
Start 23.10.2014 00:00 local time
End 24.10.2014 00:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Gonzalez-pose, Paulina
Organizer French National Commission for UNESCO
Contact Ms Martha Milanzi Nguni (M.Milanzi-Nguni@unesco.org)
Country France
City Paris
Venue UNESCO Headquarters, Paris
Street 7, place de Fontenoy
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English, French
Estimated number of participants 150
Official Website
Link 1 UNESCO Higher Education's website
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