Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa
Conseil pour le développement de la recherche en sciences sociales en Afrique
Conselho para o Desenvolvimento da Pesquisa em Ciências Sociais em África
مجلس تنمية البحوث الإجتماعية في أفريقيا


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This issue of the newsletter reviews the Pan-African Summit on higher education in Africa held in Dakar from March 10-12, 2015 on the theme: Revitalizing of Higher Education for Africa’s Future. A televised debate, broadcast by RTS was held at CODESRIA headquarters on 9 March, served to highlight the major issues in higher education. The debate enhanced the general framework of the Summit whose purpose was to develop commitments and cooperation among actors and stakeholders in meeting the challenge of quality higher education in Africa. This issue contains articles reflecting on the Summit. There is also important information, in this issue of the newsletter, on CODESRIA’s 14th General Assembly, to be held in Dakar 8-12 June 2015. This information includes proposed amendments to CODESRIA Charter as agreed by the Executive Committee and recommendations to be debated by the General Assembly that were generated by the Internal Review Committee which was constituted by the Executive Committee to review CODESRIA’s governance. We wish you a very good read..

April 1 2015