The Campaign wants to draw the attention on the bad state of many historical buildings on the island of Gorée. Gorée was used to imprison slaves before they were sent to America during the slave trade. The site shows many photographs of buildings on Gorée island, already restored or not yet. Furthermore, there is a map of the island and background information on its history and the campaign. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
This site and the organisation that built it up were created by Netherlands architects with an interest in Africa and has now reached an international scope. The site offers many resources on (modern) African architecture and urban development, among others you will find links to other websites, fulltext documents, informations about workshops, projects and conferences, bibliographies, experts and much more. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
"APNET is the African Publishers Network - a pan-african organization established in 1992, which brings together natinonal publishers associations and publishing communities to strengthen indigenous publishing throughout Africa through networking, training, trade promotion, Intellectual Property (IP) and advocacy, in partnership with other stakeholders, to fully meet Africa’s need for quality, relevant books." Among others, you will find detailed reports on bookfairs visited by APNET, annual reports and other things.[according to site editor's information] ... [supplemented]
APAD is a network promoting dialogue between African and European researchers in the social sciences as well as with developments agents.Initially devoted to the empirical studies of interactions brought about by development, APAD's approach has evolved towards research regarding social change on the African continent in its broadest sense. The APAD Bulletin (Engl / French) is accessible online free of charge (it contains scientific articles).
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The Conflict Early Warning and Response Mechanism (CEWARN) is a collaborative effort of the seven IGAD Member States (Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan and Uganda) and one of IGAD’s programmes targeted at mitigating and preventing violent conflicts in the sub-region. Since its establishment in 2002, CEWARN has been functioning with a particular focus on cross-border pastoralist and related conflicts. ... [according to site editor's information]
The regional office in Dakar represents the following countries: Cape Verde, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Senegal, Sierra Leone. You will find regional information about the classic Unesco topics: education, sciences, culture, peace, information and communication technologies and the like. [editors ilissAfrica]
The regional office of the UNESCO in Harare represents the following countries: Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe. You will find regional information about the classic Unesco topics: education, sciences, culture, HIV/AIDS, information and communication technologies and the like. [editors ilissAfrica]
The regional office of the UNESCO in Nairobi represents the following countries: Burundi, Eritrea, Kenya, Ruanda, Somalia, Uganda. You will find regional information about the classic Unesco topics: education, sciences, culture, information and communication technologies, HIV / AIDS and the like. [editors ilissAfrica]
The Association of African Universities (AAU) (founded in 1967) is an organization and forum for consultation, exchange of information and co-operation among institutions of higher education in Africa. It represents the voice of higher education in Africa on regional and international bodies and supports networking by institutions of higher education in teaching, research, information exchange and dissemination. At present, there are 212 members from 45 African countries. You can find a list of all member universities with contact addresses and homepages.
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