News / In Focus: September 1, 2008 - CAFRAD and EUCLID approve MOU
EUCLID Secretary General Syed Zahid Ali announced today the signature of a cooperation program with CAFRAD, an intergovernmental organization established in 1964 by African and Indian Ocean governments, with the support of UNESCO. CAFRAD's Member States are Algeria, Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroun, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Sao Tome & Principe, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Togo and Tunisia. CAFRAD is a partner IGO of the United Nations Public Administration Network (UNPAN).
This inter-IGO MOU charts a course for official cooperation in the field of technology, mutual accreditation and e-learning initiatives.
EUCLID / CAFRAD MOU
CAFRAD Web site
IOSD becomes EUCLID affiliated institution (07/13/2008)
With the completion of EUCLID Phase 2 establishing EUCLID as a specialized intergovernmental education framework with international legal personality, IOSD becomes an affiliated institution part of the EUCLID Group.
The activities and structure of IOSD remain unchanged.
The affiliation of IOSD to EUCLID is specified in the EUCLID Statutes (Article VI), as approved by the participation MOU.
January 2008: IOSD delegation participates in ICCI Conference
IOSD Secretary General Syed Zahid Ali attended the annual ICCI conference held this year in Doha, Qatar. Secretary General Ali presented the extended Euclid Phase 2 initiative and gave a report of Euclid's achievement in 2005-2007. The Secretary General met with the Minister of Education of Qatar as well as with many other senior government officials. Secretary General Syed Zahid Ali also presented the EUCLID MOU and presented the legal and academic framework inspired by the model of the Academy of European Law.
Secretary General Syed Zahid Ali with Malaysia Minister of Economy Mrs. H.E. Dr. Rafida Aziz.
Secretary General Syed Zahid Ali with Islamic Development Bank H.President E. Dr. Ahmed Mohammad Ali.
Secretary General Syed Zahid Ali with Mauritania Minister for Women's Promotion H.E. Fatimetou Mint Khattri.
Secretary General Syed Zahid Ali with H.E. Barrister Shahida Jamil, Federal Minister for Women Development, Social Welfare and Special Education of Islamic Republic of Pakistan.
Secretary General Syed Zahid Ali with a UNDP Director Yiping Zhou.
December 2007: Euclid MOU is introduced
A simplified and narrowly focused educational MOU has been announced that is expected to meet the approval of past and future partners interested in an education-only platform on the model of ERA.int.
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