NigerREN founded this 22 december 2011

NigerREN has been founded today 22 December 2011 in Niamey.   The Founding General Assembly was opened this morning by the Minister of Education and Scientific Research of Niger and attended by about 60 participants.


Guests included Boubakar Barry of RENU (AAU), Anicet Andjouat of GabonREN, the Director General of the African Institute of Computer Science (IAI) in Libreville (Gabon), the Director General of the IAI-Cameroon and the Director General of IAI-Togo.  Heads of 19 higher education and research institutions signed the NigerREN membership form and became NigerREN's founding members, after discussion and adoption of the statutes.

Establishment of RITER, the NREN of Cote d'Ivoire.

The 28 and 29 November 2011, in collaboration with the Association of African Universities, a workshop under the patronage of the President of the Republic, under the chairmanship of the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research and co-chair Minister of Posts and ICT, took place in Abidjan.

Consultation workshop for the development of the Niger REN

The work of the consultation workshop on the implementation of the National Network of Education and Research of Niger began Tuesday, November 15, 2011, under the patronage of HE Mamadou Diallo Youba, Minister of secondary and higher education and Scientific Research.

Before the opening address by HE Mr Minister, Boubakar Barry has located the process of implementation of the Niger REN in the overall process of the formation of national entities in West Africa and Central Africa.


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