EventsImproved Regional Mobility and Deeper IntegrationJune 20-21, 2013
Novotel Hotel, Dakar, Senegal
The workshop will serve to guide the development of a modern day migration policy that responds to the aspirations of the region’s citizens and that conform to present-day realities. It will bring together officials from member states and experts dealing with migration policy issues.
The 15 member ECOWAS Commission was established in May 1975 to promote an integrated socio-economic space for the region’s citizens. One of ECOWAS’ objectives is (...)
EventsAfrica Internet Summit (AIS) 2013June 9-21, 2013
The AIS brings together different actors and sectors including Internet and communications, governments, business, civil society and academia in Africa and other parts of the world to discuss issues relating to Internet, and other social and development related activities: mobile communications, applications, technology developments, use and impact, etc. It also offers trainings to mobile communications engineers, managers, decision-makers, academics, and (...)
EventsConference on Maritime Security in the Gulf of GuineaJune 24-25, 2013
L’enjeu de ce sommet important interpelle en premier les pays Africains qui ont une façade maritime car l’on assiste à des actes de piraterie et de vol à main armée dans les eaux territoriales.
En application d’une résolution du Conseil de Sécurité des Nations-Unies, les Etats de la CEDEAO, de la CEEAC et de la Commission du Golfe de Guinée, les travaux de ce sommet porteront sur la mise en place d’une stratégie régionale et collégiale pour lutter contre la (...)
EventsAnnual Meeting of the Network of Electoral Commissions of ECOWASJuly 3-4, 2013
L’objectif principal de cette réunion est de contribuer à l’amélioration de la qualité de gestion des élections dans l’espace CEDEAO. Il est à noter certains objectifs dont, entre autres :
le bilan des activités du Réseau depuis sa création;
tirer les leçons des élections qui ont été conduites de 2011 à ce jour;
concevoir un plan d’action sur deux ans;
élection d’un nouveau bureau.
Cette réunion rassemblera tous les Présidents et Vice-Présidents des commissions (...)
EventsFourth Global Review of Aid for TradeJuly 8-10, 2013
The high level meeting is an opportunity for international organizations, the private sector, governments, civil society and academia to discuss the changing nature of value chains and how developing countries, especially LDCs can best derive value from them.
Since its inception in 2007, the Global Review of Aid for Trade has established itself as the pre-eminent multilateral forum exploring trade and development issues. Past global reviews have examined how (...)
Events2013 AGOA ForumAugust 12-13, 2013
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
The Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, in association with the United States Government, will host the 2013 U.S.-Sub-Saharan Africa Trade and Economic Cooperation Forum also known as the AGOA Forum, on August 12-13, 2013 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
The theme of this year’s AGOA Forum is “Sustainable Transformation through Trade and Technology.” The Ministerial-level event will include a high level dialogue on the future of (...)
EventsWorld Social Science ForumOctober 13-15, 2013
Theme: Transforming Global Relations for a Just World
The first WSSF organized by ISSC took place in 2009, in Bergen, Norway. CODESRIA, HSRC and the Latin American Council for the Social Sciences (CLACSO) organized a number of panels that added strong Southern voices to the debates at the gathering. The second of these events will be organized and hosted by a Canadian consortium led by the Montreal secretariat of the International Political Science (...)
Events7th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic GovernanceOctober 22-25, 2013
Seoul, Republic of Korea
Theme: “Beyond 2015 – Smart Governance, Smart Development”
Call for Papers
The conference is organized under the patronage of the Ministry of Security and Public Administration by the National Information Society Agency and the Center for Electronic Governance at UNU-IIST (founder and coordinator of the ICEGOV series).
With the 2015 deadline for Millennium Development Goals (MDG) just two years away, and an ongoing discussion on what will (...)