African Leaders Set to Attend Upcoming Summit on Higher Education

Dignitaries, current and former heads of state and other leaders from the African continent are slated to attend the upcoming African Higher Education Summit in Dakar, Senegal, March 10-12, 2015.

The summit, hosted by the Government of Senegal, Corporation grantee Trust Africa and 10 partner organizations, will chart the path forward for higher education across Africa, and represents a key educational component of the African Union’s “African Agenda 2063” development initiative. 

According to University World News, former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan will be in attendance, along with Senegalese President Macky Sall, African Union Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, and Vice President for Africa at the World Bank Muktar Diop.  African government ministers, academics, and philanthropists from across the continent will also attend. 

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