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

When :

from Thursday 23 October, 2014
to Friday 24 October, 2014

Type of event :

Meeting by Member States or Institutions

Where :

UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, 7, place de Fontenoy, 75007, Paris, France

Contact :

Ms Martha Milanzi Nguni (M.Milanzi-Nguni@unesco.org)

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.