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West Africa Institute (WAI) - Activity Report 2010 - 2021


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The West Africa Institute (WAI) - Creation, Missions, Vision and Added Value : The West Africa Institute (WAI) was created on June 28, 2010 by the Government of the Republic of Cabo Verde, the ECOWAS Commission, the UEMOA/WAEMU Commission, UNESCO 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 is a research center and think tank on regional integration with a focus on social transformations. Its establishment followed the holding on April 4th and 5th, 2007 of the UNESCO Workshop MOST (Management of Social Transformations), in the city of Praia, Island of Santiago, Cabo Verde, on the theme: «Nations-States facing the Challenges of Regional Integration in West Africa»

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