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The 12th Edition of WAI Newsletter (January – June 2019) is now Available Online!
The 12th Edition of WAI Newsletter (January – June 2019) is now Available Online!

  The West Africa Institute (WAI) was created by the UNESCO, the ECOWAS Commission, the UEMOA Commission, the Government of the Republic of Cabo Verde and the ECOBANK Group. It was approved by the Summit of Heads of State of ECOWAS, held in Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) in December 2008 and by the Council of Ministers of UEMOA on 26 June, 2009, in Dakar (Senegal).  WAI’s main missio [ ... ]

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Defense of Master's Thesis - University of Luxembourg, July 09, 2019
Defense of Master's Thesis - University of Luxembourg, July  09, 2019

Ms. Débora Gonçalves defended her Master's thesis in European Governance at the University of Luxembourg, on July 09, 2019, on the theme: "Policy Coherence for Sustainable Development in Cabo Verde" under the scientific supervision of Prof. Harlan Koff, Fellow of the West Africa Institute (WAI). The Director General of WAI, Prof. Djénéba Traoré, was the Sec [ ... ]

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The Ambassador of the Russian Federation receives the Director General of WAI, July 19, 2019
The Ambassador of the Russian Federation receives the Director General of WAI, July 19, 2019

  Responding to the kind invitation of the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation in Cabo Verde, His Excellency Vladimir G. Sokolenko, the Director General of the West Africa Institute (WAI) paid a visit at the Embassy of the Russian Federation, July 19, 2019. Prof. Djénéba Traoré, was accompanied by Mr. Renato Frederico, Deputy Administ [ ... ]

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WAI Director General receives Dr. Tsigbé, Historian, July 15, 2019
WAI Director General receives Dr. Tsigbé, Historian, July 15, 2019

The Director General of the West Africa Institute (WAI), Prof. Djénéba Traoré, received on July 15, 2019 at the headquarters of the Institute, Dr. Joseph Koffi N. Tsigbé, Associate Professor (CAMES) at the Department of History of the University of Lome (Togo).  The visit was part of a 5-day mission to Praia under the mandate of the Center for Linguistic and Histo [ ... ]

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“La Langue et (E) Immigration”, Theme discussed at ENG's Round-Table, 13 June 2019
“La Langue et (E) Immigration”, Theme discussed at ENG's Round-Table, 13 June 2019

 The School of Business and Governance of the University of Cabo Verde (ENG-UNICV) organized a conference on "La Langue et (E) Immigration this Thursday, June 13, in the Auditorium of the School. The event that marks this year the 5th edition of the works in French was organized by the students of the 2nd year of the course of Public Relations and Executive Secretariat, under the discipline  [ ... ]

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WAI takes part in the 2nd Africa and ECOWAS Week, ENG - Uni-CV, Praia, Cabo Verde, 24-29 May 2019
WAI takes part in the 2nd Africa and ECOWAS Week, ENG - Uni-CV, Praia, Cabo Verde, 24-29 May 2019

The School of Business and Governance (Escola de Negócios e Governação (ENG))  of the University of Cabo Verde (Uni-CV) organized from 24 to 29 May 2019 the 2nd Africa and ECOWAS Week. The agenda of the event was rich in dialogue sessions as well as in cultural and artistic activities: discussion panels, fashion shows, exhibitions of handmade jewelries, pr [ ... ]

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WAI received at the Governmental Delegation of the Canary Islands in Cabo Verde, 12 June 2019
WAI received at the Governmental Delegation of the Canary Islands in Cabo Verde, 12 June 2019

At the invitation of Mr. Jorge Cólogan y González-Massieu, Representative in Cabo Verde of the Canary Islands Foundation for External Action of the Government of the Canary Islands, the Director General of the West Africa Institute (WAI), Prof. Djénéba Traoré, accompanied by Mr. Renato Frederico, Deputy Administrative Assistant at WAI Executive Secretariat, paid  [ ... ]

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Human Rights - International Seminar on the Implementation of International Conventions, Praia, Cabo Verde, 20 - 21 May 2019
Human Rights - International Seminar on the Implementation of International Conventions, Praia, Cabo Verde, 20 - 21 May 2019

Organized by the National Commission on Human Rights and Citizenship (CNDHC), the International Seminar on " Human Rights and the Implementation of International Conventions" took place in Praia, Cabo Verde, from 20-21 May 2019. The the West Africa Institute (WAI) was represented by its Deputy Executive Assistant, Mr. Renato Frederico and  two trainees carrying out their internship [ ... ]

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WAI hosts Agostinho Moreira and Joceline Varela for a two-month internship, from May 2 to July 2, 2019
WAI hosts Agostinho Moreira and Joceline Varela for a two-month internship, from May 2 to July 2, 2019

Mr. Agostinho Moreira is a fourth year degree student in International Relations and Diplomacy at the University of Cabo Verde (Uni-CV). He is completing a two-month internship as part of his Master degree at the West Africa Institute (WAI) from May 2 to July 02, 2019. His dissertation focuses on the impact of free movement by sea for ECOWAS development, and is being supervised by Prof. Dr. Odair  [ ... ]

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WAI ANNUAL REPORT 2018 now Available Online!
WAI ANNUAL REPORT 2018 now Available Online!

The year 2018 has been marked by the visit at the West Africa Institute (WAI) of HE Jean Claude Kassi Brou, the President of the ECOWAS Commission and the participation of WAI Director General in the following major events: - the 13th Strategic Plannig Coordination Committee (SPCC) Meeting that took place in Abuja, Federal Republic of Nigeria, from 11 to 12 May 2018. This major event was chaire [ ... ]

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