Addis Ababa April 13/2018 The first international conference of Adwa Pan-African University (APAU), which aims to bring together efforts for realization of APAU`s vision, will convene in the town of Adwa on August 23 and 24, 2018.
Briefing local media today, Bitew Belay Chair of the Coordinating Committee of APAU said the conference convenes under the theme of “Institutionalization of pan-Africanism: The first international conference of Adwa Pan-African University.”
The main objective of the conference is to bring together efforts of concerned individuals, organizations, and countries to realize APAU`s vision, according to the committee.
During the conference, the concept, objectives, curricula, and architectural master design of the university will be addressed, he further elaborated.
The conference also expected to offer global exposure, resource mobilization related to curricula, library arrangement among others, Belay stated.
From 600-700 participants including Abiy Ahmed Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Rwandan President Paul Kagame, Ugandan President Yewori Museveni, former Prime Minister of Ethiopia Hailemariam Desalegn, leading Pan-African scholars and educators from Europe, the Americas and Africa expected to attend the conference.