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Economist Mamadou Dia, Ing. José Brito and Dr. Jacob Olugbenga Adesida share their research findings on Governance in Africa in the 21st Century at the José Maria Neves Foundation for Governance (FJ...
Economist Mamadou Dia, Ing. José Brito and Dr. Jacob Olugbenga Adesida share their research findings on Governance in Africa in the 21st Century at the José Maria Neves Foundation for Governance (FJMNG), Praia, May 24, 2017

Created and chaired by the former Prime Minister of the Republic of Cabo Verde, the José Maria Neves Foundation for Governance (FJMNG) major objective aims at promoting good governance and fundamental freedoms, consolidating the democratic rule of law, the effectiveness of public policies and the sustainable development of small island States. According to the FJMNG, the following activiti [ ... ]

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WAI hosts the students of ISCJS, Carina De Oliveira and Cíntia Monteiro for one month intership
WAI hosts the students of ISCJS, Carina De Oliveira and Cíntia Monteiro for one month intership

The West Africa Institute (WAI) is hosting for one month internship Carina De Oliveira and Cíntia Monteiro, both students in International Relations and Diplomacy of Higher Institute of Juridical and Social Science (ISCJS) based in Praia, Cabo Verde. Carina de Oliveira holds a degree in public management from the YALI (Young African Leaders Initiative) Dakar program, and is also  [ ... ]

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Women, Peace and Security Contribution of Prof. Djénéba Traoré, Director General of WAI, at the Djibouti UNESCO Conference, 2-4 May 2017


In an increasingly interconnected world, the implementation of a lasting peace in Africa, particularly in the Western, Eastern and Central regions and the Horn of Africa, must be part of an International concern involving all actors, male and female. The struggle for peace means first of all the commitment to create a better world, a commitment that cannot be detached from a strong political awar [ ... ]

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WAI Director General participates in the UNESCO Conference on Higher Education, Policy and Research: Quality and Future Challenges for East Africa and the Indian Ocean, Djibouti, 2-4 May 2017
WAI Director General participates in the UNESCO Conference on Higher Education, Policy and Research: Quality and Future Challenges for East Africa and the Indian Ocean, Djibouti, 2-4 May 2017


At the invitation of Dr. Nabil Mohamed Ahmed, Minister of Higher Education and Research of the Republic of Djibouti and Madam Ann Thérèse Ndong-Jatta, Regional Director of the UNESCO Office for East Africa Indian Ocean, the Director General of the West Africa Institute (IAO), Prof. Djénéba Traoré took part in the UNESCO Conference on Higher Education, Policy and  [ ... ]

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The Ambassador of Senegal visits the West Africa Institute (WAI), Praia, on 09 May 2017
The Ambassador of Senegal visits the West Africa Institute (WAI), Praia, on 09 May 2017

 
The Ambassador of the Republic of Senegal accredited to the Republic of Cabo Verde, Madam Seynabou Dial, paid a courtesy visit to the West Africa Institute (WAI) on May 09, 2017. Hosted by the Director General of WAI, Prof. Djénéba Traoré, Madam Seynabou Dial explained that the purpose of her visit was to initiate exchanges between WAI and the Embassy of Senegal on re [ ... ]

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Promotion of Trade between the Republic of Cabo Verde and the Francophone Countries of Africa: What Role can the French Language play?"
Promotion of Trade between the Republic of Cabo Verde and the Francophone Countries of Africa: What Role can the French Language play?

As part of the Colloquium on «Teaching French as a vector of economic development and   regional integration», initiated by the University of Cabo Verde (Uni-CV) in partnership with the French Embassy in the Republic of Cabo Verde, ​​the Director General of the West African Institute (WAI) held on March 20th, at Uni-CV a conference entitled «Promotion of Trade between th [ ... ]

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The Accession of the Kingdom of Morocco to the Economic Community of West African States - ECOWAS
The Accession of the Kingdom of Morocco to the Economic Community of West African States - ECOWAS

By Omorou Touré, Ph.D, Professor of Law, Faculty of Private Law University of Bamako Juridical and Political Sciences, Mali  Introduction In a press release from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of the Kingdom of Morocco issued from 24 February 2017, His Majesty King Mohamed VI informed Her Excellency Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia and Chairperso [ ... ]

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The Director General of WAI takes part in the 12th Meeting of the Strategic Planning Coordinating Committee (SPCC), Saly, Senegal, 3-6 April 2017
The Director General of WAI takes part in the 12th Meeting of the Strategic Planning Coordinating Committee (SPCC), Saly, Senegal, 3-6 April 2017

  Organized by the ECOWAS Center for Gender Development (CCDG) with the support of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), the 12th Meeting of the Strategic Planning Coordinating Committee (SPCC) was held in Saly, Senegal, from 3 - 6 March 2017. Eighteen (18) Institutions and Agencies, including the West Africa Institute (WAI) attended the meeting, which m [ ... ]

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The President of ECOWAS Commission, HE Mr. Marcel Alain de Souza meets WAI Managers in Praia, Republic of Cabo Verde
The President of ECOWAS Commission, HE Mr. Marcel Alain de Souza meets WAI Managers in Praia, Republic of Cabo Verde

 The President of the Commission of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), His Excellency Marcel Alain de Souza, made an official visit to the Cabo Verdeans authorities from 12 to 15 February 2017, during which he met with a delegation consisting of the Chairman of WAI Board of Directors, HE José Brito, the Director General of WAI, Prof. Djénéba Traor&e [ ... ]

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The West Africa Institute is receiving Mrs Juliette Yahiaoui for a three-months internship
The West Africa Institute is receiving Mrs Juliette Yahiaoui for a three-months internship

Mrs Juliette Yahiaoui is a second-year student of a Master of European Governance at the University of Luxembourg and completes a three-months internship as part of her studies at the West Africa Institute (February the 15th – May the 15th). Her research study focuses on the Policy Coherence for Development between the European Union (EU) and the Economic Community of West African States (EC [ ... ]

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Formal Opening of the Master Program in African Regional Integration at Uni-CV, Praia, Cabo Verde, January 23rd, 2017
Formal Opening of the Master Program in African Regional Integration at Uni-CV, Praia, Cabo Verde, January 23rd, 2017

              Since the African Union and the various Regional Economic Communities (RECs) are increasingly influencing the every-day-life of their citizens in different policy areas, the knowledge about the process of regional integration is becoming more and more important. The process of regional integration in West [ ... ]

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