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28th October 2019

First COREVIP Announcement

Dear All,


Conference of Rectors, Vice Chancellors and Presidents
of African Universities (COREVIP)
Al-Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt
8-11 July 2019

F I R S T  ANNOUNCEMENT

I am pleased to inform you that in collaboration with the Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt and Al-Azhar University, the Association of African Universities (AAU) will hold its next Conference of Rectors, Vice Chancellors and Presidents of African Universities (COREVIP) at the Al-Azhar University International Conference Centre, in Cairo, Egypt from 8-11 July 2019.

COREVIP
The Conference of Rectors, Vice-Chancellors and Presidents of African Universities (COREVIP) is an assembly of the Chief Executive Officers of AAU member institutions or their representatives. The Conference is held every two years with the purpose of examining collectively themes identified as common concerns and priorities for the development of higher education in member institutions in particular and Africa in general; making recommendations primarily to members, as well as to the Governing Board of the Association, and to the Secretariat; and acting as a mid-term forum for taking stock of the implementation of the decisions of the General Conference, and recommending corrective actions.

THEME FOR COREVIP 2019
The theme for the Conference is: “The Role of Higher Education Institutions in Promoting the Continental Education Strategy for Africa (CESA 16-25)”.
There will be invited papers and presentations by distinguished scholars and practitioners in plenary sessions as well as group sessions for more intensive work dealing with the main theme and the sub-themes below:
Sub-Theme 1: Focus on the science and mathematics curricula in youth training and disseminate scientific knowledge and culture in society.
Sub-Theme 2: Expand TVET opportunities at tertiary levels and strengthen linkages between the world of work and education and training system

Sub-Theme 3: Revitalize and expand tertiary education, research and innovation to address continental challenges and promote global competitiveness.
Sub-Theme 4: Promote peace education and conflict prevention and resolution at all levels of education and for all age groups.
Sub-Theme 5: Improve management of education system as well build and enhance capacity for data collection, management, harness the capacity of ICT to improve access, quality and management of education and training systems.
Sub-Theme 6: Promoting mobility through harmonization of quality assurance and accreditation systems.
Sub-Theme 7: Identifying new directions in improving management of education through enhanced capacity for data collection and management, research and scholarship and efficient governance of HEIs in Africa.


The Conference will provide an excellent opportunity for leaders of African higher education institutions to exchange experiences and draw on the lessons from institutions on issues relating to the theme of the conference. There will also be an opportunity to hear from both regional and international organizations involved in higher education initiatives.
In addition to the executive heads and other senior members of African universities, participants will include Ministers of Higher Education and other policy makers, representatives of international and regional organizations as well as development partners.

REGISTRATION
The registration fee is:

  • $500 for each participant from a Full or Associate member institution of the AAU; and
  • $600 for all other participants, including accompanying persons.
  • The registration fee will cover the following:
  • Conference Documents and Bag;
  • Lunch, Tea/Coffee services during conference days only; and
  • Copy of Conference Proceedings.
    The early bird registration deadline is April 30, 2019. Registration after this deadline attracts an additional US$100.
    Registered participants should note that no refunds will be made for cancellations after 31st May, 2019.
    Please find attached to this invitation a Concept Note and Call for Papers. If you are planning to participate in this Conference, kindly register online on the following link: https://www.research.net/r/COREVIP2019.

The registration fee is payable by crossed cheque in the name of the Association of African Universities. Payment of registration fees may also be done by bank transfer to the following bank accounts:

Account 1
ACCOUNT NAME:
Association of African Universities
BANK NAME: Standard Chartered Bank
High Street Branch
Accra-Ghana
ACCOUNT NUMBER: 8700202448801
SWIFT CODE: SCBLGHAC
CORRESPONDENT BANK: Standard Chartered Bank
New York
SWIFT CODE: SCBLUS33
ABA No. 026002561

Account 2
ACCOUNT NAME: Association of African Universities
BANK NAME: Zenith Bank Ghana Ltd
Premier Towers
Accra-Ghana
ACCOUNT NUMBER:4050121131
SWIFT CODE: ZEBLGHAC
INTERMEDIARY BANK: Citibank New York
SWIFT CODE: CITIUS33
IBAN/FEDWIRE : FW021000089

Account 3
NOM DE LA BANQUE: Union Togolaise de Banque
TITUTAIRE DU COMPTE: Association des Universites Africaine
DOMICILIATION: UTB CENTRALE
TELEPHONE: 22 21 50 02
CODE SWIFT: UNTB TG TG
C. BQUE: TG009
C. GUICHE: 01031
NO COMPTE: 004136004000
RIB: 7

Account 4 & 5
Access Bank Accounts Naira and US$ (option for Nigerians)
NAIRA ACCOUNT DETAILS Account Name: CVC/AAU Bank: ACCESS BANK PLG PPPRA BRANCH, ABUJA PLOT 1012, CADASTRAL ZONE CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT, FCT ABUJA NIGERIA Account Number: 0730902405

USD ACCOUNT DETAILS Account Name: CVC/AAU Bank: ACCESS BANK PLG PPPRA BRANCH, ABUJA PLOT 1012, CADASTRAL ZONE CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT, FCT ABUJA NIGERIA Account Number: 0731023358

Account 6 & 7
Sudan Local and US$ (option for Sudanese)
Accounts Name: AAU EAST AFRICA OFFICE
Faisal Islamic Bank (Sudan)
University of Khartoum Branch
P. O. Box 10143
Khartoum
US Dollar Account No. 26480
Swift Code FISBSDKHXXX

Faisal Islamic Bank (Sudan)
University of Khartoum Branch
P. O. Box 10143
Khartoum
Local Currency Account No. 26479
Swift Code FISBSDKHXXX

Travel and Accommodation
All participants will cater for their own travel, accommodation and subsistence costs. Block bookings for specially negotiated room rates will be arranged.
Once AAU has received your indication of participation, more detailed information on the Conference will be sent to you.

2 Comments

  1. Hello Sir/Madam;
    How much student from Nigeria is going to pay?. Thank

  2. how i can upload my research abstract?

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