Regional Director of the UNESCO-Dakar Mrs. Ann-Therese Ndong-Jatta visits WAI

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photoDuring a recent working visit in Praia, the Regional Director of the UNESCO Office in Dakar, Senegal, Mrs. Ann Therese Ndong-Jatta and the leadership of WAI could identify possible areas of cooperation between the two institutions. UNESCO is one of the five Promoters of WAI. Mrs. Ndong-Jatta offered UNESCO's support in order to strengthen the outreach activities of WAI by using the UNESCO's global network and to engage partners from this network for innovative joint research projects. Furthermore, WAI staff used the opportunity for an academic exchange on the necessity of education for the promotion of peace and human rights in West Africa with Mr. Pape Banga Guissé, who is leading a UNESCO project in this field.