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Governance for Development in Africa Initiative Residential School 2020

Melody.com.ng Team

The annual residential school on governance and development is part of the Governance for Development in Africa programme that we at SOAS run in collaboration with the Mo Ibrahim Foundation.

This initiative aims to contribute to and stimulate debate on governance, development, and the relationship between them. Participants from a range of African countries, and representative of the academic, civil society and government sectors, are selected each year to take part in the residential school.

The Mo Ibrahim Foundation in association with SOAS and the Centre of African Studies-University of London is organising aone-week ResidentialSchool, date/place tbcon the topic of‘Governance and Development in Africa’.

The residential school is for 20participants who are policy makers, academics, researchers or civil society representatives from any African country who will gain, through this training, new ideas and knowledge on the broad issue of governance and development.

GDAI welcome applications from a wide range of backgrounds.

Applicants should have at least an MSc degree in areas related to Governance or 5 years professional experiences in fields relevant to the theme of Governance and Development in Africa.

The official language of the School is English. Application Deadline: 30 November 2019.

Benefits:

All costs for successful applicants, including economy flights, visa costs, accommodation and meal, will be covered. No per diem.

Applications should include:

1.2 page max CV (including email address for correspondence)
2.One reference letter (can be emailed directly by referee to ab17@soas.ac.uk)
3.Proposal of max 1000 words outlining research interest and/or professional background and how the applicant will benefit from attending the Residential School

For more information about the Governance for Development in Africa Initiative Residential School 2020, visit the official program website here.


  1. TIJANI RABIU TIJANI RABIU

    THE GOVERNMENT ARE TRYING THERE BEST THAT IS GOOD TO HEAR THAT AND MORE EFFORT TO BRING DEVELOPMENT, THANKS.

  2. dauda jafar dauda jafar

    Is not that bad this is good idea and I think that students and their teachers will be very happy to see this idea coming up

  3. Franca Emeruom Franca Emeruom

    This one that involves African as a whole chances of getting qualified applicants will be minimal.. My best wishes to the lucky ones.

  4. Diepriye Daniel Diepriye Daniel

    This is very good the government are really trying there best to make sure everything is well attended to and sorted out very carefully

  5. Agbolade Abdullah Agbolade Abdullah

    This involved all African so let try to make use of good government system so that we will be able yo make our country proud

  6. akinode kehinde akinode kehinde

    Comment:good one but it involved the whole Africa, I just hope that our Nigeria will also make it there ijn

  7. RAIFU LATIFAT RAIFU LATIFAT

    THE SCHOOL FOR THOSE PEOPLE WHO ARE IN GOVERNMENT AND THOSE WHO HAVE AMBITION OF FUTURE GOVERNANCE IN WORLD OR IN AFRICA.WE CONGRATULATE AFRICA FOR THIS INNOVATIVE. WELCOME.

  8. Moses Holuwatoby Moses Holuwatoby

    Our government are really trying that not a bad advice it a good one. And that a way of develop our community

  9. Inegbenose Freedom Inegbenose Freedom

    Am very happy about that I hope our gorvermente should say something about it is very good so. That development should come

  10. Anonymous Anonymous

    This is a new development that government needs to embrace in governance and developing Africa countries and Nigeria at large, let the development be effective oooo

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