Friday, February 20, 2009


CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: 1st Congress of African Professionals, Accra, Ghana

The 1st ever Congress of African Professionals is to be held at the International Conference Centre, Accra; Ghana in Western Africa from the 11th to the 13th of November, 2009 and shall be preceded by a Pre-Congress Workshop on the 10th of November, 2009.

The Congress theme is "Professionalism in Africa: Problems and Prospects"with sub-themes as 'Continuing Professional Development in Africa' and 'Intellectual Property Management for African Professionals'.

The general objective of the programme is to achieve sustainable and equitable development in Africa by developing professionally and building a vibrant, prosperous, united, and stronger Africa; with a specific objective of creating an enabling and conducive environment which is endowed with requisite resources (both human capital and infrastructures) and capable of optimizing its political, economy, socio-cultural and technological strengths and opportunities for the territory’s growth and development.

Papers on professional development in areas relevant to the CAPRi network such as Agriculture, Community Development / Social Services, or Environment are requested by May 31, 2009.   [more information]

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