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Visit from CIRAD for a collaboration with the University of Ghana

This partnership is under the framework of a research project on cocoa production (Cocoa4Future) which aims to make cocoa farms in Ivory Coast and Ghana less vulnerable

A delegation from CIRAD was in Ghana to make provisions for the renewal of the partnership between CIRAD and the University of Ghana, and the installation of one of their researchers, Dr. Soullier, at the Institute of Statistical, Social, and Economic Research (ISSER) from September 2020. Frédéric Lançon, Director of…

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2020 Africa-France Summit

This 28th edition will gather the 54 African heads of state and the French president

The city of Bordeaux will host the Africa-France summit on sustainable cities from the 4th to the 6th of June 2020. This 28th edition will gather the 54 African heads of state and the French president. This unprecedented event will gather, in addition to the civil society, all the political…

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Call for Applications from The French Ministry of Culture

The reception of foreign professionals and artists is one of the major axes of the intervention of the Ministry of Culture in the field of international action

This policy responds to the priority objective of promoting cultural diversity that France has set for itself and enables a lasting constitution of exchanges between high-level French and foreign professionals in order to maintain a network of professionals close to France and to initiate cooperative projects. 1. Presentation of Programmes…

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16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

the French Embassy in Ghana is partnering with Amnesty Intentional Ghana in the campaign “Orange your Campus: Stand against sexual abuse!”

The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence kicked off on November 25th, date of the international Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. To mark the mobilization, the French Embassy in Ghana is partnering with Amnesty Intentional Ghana in the campaign “Orange your Campus: Stand against sexual abuse!”…

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University of Grenoble Alpes visits Ghana

The discussions focused on the possibilities of establishing collaborations in scientific disciplines as well as in the teaching of French by considering several approaches

A delegation from the University of Grenoble Alpes (UGA), composed of Prof. Jérôme Gensel, Vice President Delegate for International Relations and Dr. Comlan Fantognon, Director of the Centre Universitaire d’Études Françaises (CUEF), came to Ghana in early September to explore new avenues of collaboration with Ghanaian universities. With the support…

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5 new Ghanaian volunteers to be welcomed in France in 2019

France and Ghana concluded a historic cooperation agreement to promote volunteering and exchanges of volunteers and language assistants

On the occasion of the Ghanaian President’s visit to France on 8th -10th July 2019, France and Ghana concluded a historic cooperation agreement to promote volunteering and exchanges of volunteers and language assistants between the two countries. Signed by Hon Shirley BOTCHWAY, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration and…

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France-Ghana Cooperation: Education, Higher Education and French language

The first Framework Agreement relates to education and the French language

On Wednesday, July 11 2019, during the official visit of President Nana Akuffo Addo, two framework agreements were signed which will allow for deeper cooperation in the fields of education, higher education, and the learning of French. The first Framework Agreement relates to education and the French language. It was…

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Celebration of the French National Day in Accra - 2019

The celebration took place in a friendly atmosphere, for a precious moment of sharing between our two French and Ghanaian communities

On July 13 2019, the national day of France was celebrated in the gardens of the Residence of France in Accra. The Ambassador, Anne Sophie Avé welcomed members of the political community, traditional leaders, members of the diplomatic corps in Accra, many local personalities and the French community in Ghana.…

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Invitation to the screening of an animated film Adama

This film was used to mark the Centenary Anniversary of the First World War in 2018

On behalf of the Executive Board of the France Alumni Ghana Association (FAGA), I wish to invite you to the screening of an animated film titled ADAMA. This film was used to mark the Centenary Anniversary of the First World War in 2018. The Association has chosen to use this…

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Youth, Environment/Education, Sports and Solidarity (YESS) : The sports day in Accra

The promotion of the practice of sport, as a vector of good health, its values (solidarity, fraternity, conviviality, respect) was the key word of the day

On Friday, May 10, 2019, the YESS event "Youth, Environment/Education, Sports and Solidarity" was held at University of Ghana. Jointly organized by the French Embassy in Ghana and the French company Decathlon, which has been based in Accra for two years, its objective was to support the practice of sport…