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kemal hashi |
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A delegate from the Embassy of France in Addis Abeba visits Jigjiga University
" Following the fruitful meeting a team led by Dr.Abdi Ahmed (acting president of Jigjiga University) had at the Embassy of France in Addis Abeba regarding linguistic and higher education cooperation, a delegate (led byAnaelle Guillen-Meyer, Cooperation Attaché for Education) from the Embassy paid a visit to Jigjiga University. Jigjiga University management and faculty members discussed with the delegate on the kind of cooperation both parties could have in order to launch a French Language Center at Jigjiga University and develop links with French Higher Education institutions. Apart from connecting Jigjiga University to French Higher Education institutions, both parties agreed to jointly develop an MOU that can help Jigjiga University launch a French Language Center and support Jigjiga University on how to benefit from financing sources the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs offer through different programs to develop partnerships between French and Ethiopian institutions : Hubert Curien Partnerships (scientific partnerships), Partnerships for African Higher Education (PEA) and French Higher Education Development in Africa (ADESFA). Jigjiga University will continue to partner with key Embassies in Ethiopia for a better exposure, collaboration and experience. "