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The Pan African University Rectorate under the Department of Human Resources Science and Technology of the African Union begins the validation of its Research and Publication Policy

Dates: 
September 05, 2018

The Pan African University Rectorate under the Department of Human Resources Science and Technology of the African Union begins the validation of its Research and Publication Policy

September 3-4 2018 AUC, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia : On 3rd September 2018, the Pan African University Rectorate begun its workshop for the validation of the Pan African University Research and Publication Policy.

This workshop aimed to, among other things, provide a platform for deliberations on the draft Research and Publication Policy, critically review and validate the draft policy, provide inputs and enrich the policy for the guide and management of research and publication within the University.

This two-day event was chaired by Prof. Kassa Belay, PAU Rector, who delivered a welcome address and opening speech and later on made an extensive presentation on three key issues including: the agenda and modality of review, the need for the Research and publication policy and validation process. Taking the floor after Prof. Kassa, various consultants made presentations on topics closely linked to the Research and Publication Policy, which were followed by discussions. Group discussions were also organized in order to provide more inputs and enrich the Pan African University Research and Publication Policy.

On the 4th September 2018, at the end of the workshop, the document entitled Pan African University Research and Publication Policy was unanimously approved, subject to some paragraphs and articles to be amended. It shall be submitted to the Senate, PAU Management Organ in charge of academic affairs, research and innovation activities, which will meet this Friday, 07 September 2018, for review and adoption.

In fact, the Pan African University which aspires to be a leading research-intensive university in Africa recognized internationally for its graduate program trainings and quality, relevant and impactful research, endeavours to provide a comprehensive graduate education that makes its foundation on the primary needs of Africans and engage in quality

research and outreach geared towards the development of a prosperous, integrated and peaceful Africa, driven by its own citizens and representing a dynamic force in global arena.
There are seasoned Professional International Consultants working with the Directors of all the Institutes and the Rectorate under the Chairmanship of the Rector of the University, Prof Belay Kassa, to produce for the Pan African University the finest Research and Publication Policy to ensure the University radiates out for the successful achievement of excellence and international partnerships in academics with cutting edge research activities focused on ensuring the preservation of the natural wealth of Africa for future development with equity and sustainability through education and research which accords to international best practices.

For further information contact
Directorate of Information and Communication | African Union Commission I Mrs Esther Tankou Azaa | Head of Information Division | Tel: (251) 11 551 77 00 | Fax: (251) 11 551 78 44 | E-mail: YambouE@africa-union.org | and Chancelle Bilampassi Moutsatsi BilampassiC@africa-union.org I Web: www.au.int | Addis Ababa | Ethiopia.

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