African Union Commission signs Cooperative arrangement with European Commission-Copernicus Programme

Dates: 
June 12, 2018

African Union Commission signs Cooperative arrangement with European Commission-Copernicus Programme

Dr. Mahama Ouedraogo, Director of Human Resources, Science and Technology Department at the African Union Commission signed a landmark Copernicus Cooperation Arrangement with today, with his counterpart Philippe Brunet, Copernicus Director at European Commission, in Brussels, Belgium.

With the signature of Cooperation Arrangement, the African Union officially joins the Copernicus Open Source Data. This will enable Africa to access to Copernicus free and open source data.