The European Business Council for Africa

Don’t miss the launch of the African Research Initiative for Scientific Excellence (ARISE) Pilot Programme a novel pan-African instrument to support scientific excellence with a European support of €25 million from the EU’s Development Cooperation Instrument. The pilot programme aims to enhance the conditions in which African knowledge is created and disseminated, and to make the African research ecosystem less vulnerable to brain drain. Speakers include:
  • Jutta Urpilainen, European Commissioner for International Partnerships
  • Sarah Anyang Agbor, African Union Commissioner of Human Resources, Science and Technology
  • Mariya Gabriel, European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth and European Young Leader (EYL40)
  • Isayvani Naicker, Director Strategy and Partnerships at African Academy of Sciences
  • Sandra Kramer, Director of EU-AU relations, West and East Africa, European Commission Directorate General for International Cooperation and Development (DEVCO)
  • Maria Cristina Russo, Director of International Cooperation, European Commission Directorate General for Research and Innovation

You can watch the live stream here

Source: The Friends of Europe