CEGLA – International Conference in Niamey on the Local Civil Service

The Centre of Excellence for Local Governance CEGLA hold a highly relevant International Conference on the Local Civil Service from 27 to 29 November 2019 in Niamey/Niger.

The conference was opened by the Nigerian Minister of Interior, Mr. Bazoum Mohamed, the German Ambassador in Niger, Mr. Hermann Nicolai, the Director of the National School of Administration, the Rector of the University Abdou Moumouni as well as the Head of Division Development Cooperation and Transregional Programmes of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Stefan Bienefeld.

During the three days of conference, the participants were discussing about crucial issues in the administration of local authorities. Experts, coming from various states of Western Africa, e.g. from Niger, Senegal, Mali and Burkina-Faso, carried out short presentations about the current legal and practical situation as well as the main challanges of local authorities in the different states of Western Africa. The main focus of the substantial discussions and debates concentrated on the state of local civil service in Western Africa, the fincancial situation as well as the recruitment and human ressources on local level.
The debates during these sessions led to very rich results on the different questions ending up by making the conference a place for an exchange of ideas and practices as well as for critical analysis of all the practices and different subjects.

The best articles of experts as well as the main results of the conference will be compiled in a comprehensive publication, which will be published by CEGLA next year.

The conference was closed with the words of thanks from the organizing committee for all the teams, the various organizations and participants who contributed to the success of this fruitfull conference.

Appel à candidature pour les bourses de recherche doctorale du CEGLA au Niger et au Mali

Le programme Africain Excellence du DAAD à travers le Centre d’Excellence de Gouvernance Locale en Afrique (CEGLA) finance 4 bourses de doctorat pour des chercheurs souhaitant mener des recherches sur les questions relatives à la décentralisation ou à la gouvernance locale dans les universités suivantes :

  • Université des Sciences Juridiques et Politiques de Bamako (2 bourses dont 1 pour un(e) malien(ne) et 1 pour un(e) ressortissant(e) d’un autre pays africain) ;
  • Université Abdou Moumouni de Niamey (2 bourses dont 1 pour un(e) nigérien(ne) et 1 pour un(e) ressortissant(e) d’un autre pays africain).
La date limite d’introduction des candidatures est fixée au 15 septembre 2019.
Pour plus de détails, veuillez consulter l’appel à candidature.

Appel à communication – colloque scientifique international à Niamey

Du 27 au 29 novembre 2019 le colloque scientifique sur “La fonction publique territoriale – Dynamiques d’acteurs, enjeux et développement local” aura lieu à Niamey.

Veuillez trouver toutes les informations essentielles par rapport à l’appel à communication dans le document suivant:

appel à communication FPT Niamey

Les propositions de communication sont attendues jusqu’au 15 juillet 2019 au secrétariat du comité scientifique du colloque.