The annual residential school on governance and development is part of the Governance for Development in Africa program that runs at SOAS in collaboration with the Mo Ibrahim Foundation. The Mo Ibrahim Foundation in association with SOAS and the Centre of African Studies-University of London is organising a one-week Residential School on the topic of ‘Governance and Development in Africa’. The residential school is for 20 participants who are policymakers, 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.
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 participants can apply for the program via the official website of SOAS University of London. The application should contain 1.2-page max CV (including an email address for correspondence), one reference letter and a proposal of max 1000 words outlining research interest and/or professional background and how the applicant will benefit from attending the Residential School. All costs for successful applicants, including economy flights, visa costs, accommodation, and meal, will be covered. The last date to apply for the program is 30th November 2019.
All costs for successful applicants, including economy flights, visa costs, accommodation and meal, will be covered. No per Diem.
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