Deadline for applications: 30th November 2019
Residential School 2020 Governance for Development in Africa Initiative
Centre of African Studies, SOAS-University of London
Mo Ibrahim Foundation
The Mo Ibrahim Foundation in association with SOAS and the Centre of African Studies-University of London is organising a one-week Residential School in April 2020 on the topic of ‘Governance and Development in Africa’.
The residential school is for 20 participants who are policy makers, academics, researchers or civil society representatives from any African country who will gain, through this training, new ideas and knowledge on the broad issue of governance and development. We welcome applications from a wide range of backgrounds.
Applicants should have at least an MSc degree in areas related to Governance or 5 years professional experiences in fields relevant to the theme of Governance and Development in Africa.
The official language of the School is English.
All costs for successful applicants, including economy flights, visa costs, accommodation and meal, will be covered. No per diem.
Applications should include:
1. 2 page max CV (including email address for correspondence)
2. One reference letter
3. Proposal of max 1000 words outlining research interest and/or professional background and how the applicant will benefit from attending the Residential School
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