Pan African University: The Role of GIZ
Dr. Karola Hahn, GIZ AUC Office
Ethio-German Konnekt Conference
Addis Ababa, 11 No...
Outline of the Presentation

PART I
• Pan African University (PAU)
•
•

Structure
Objectives and political background

PAR...
PART 1
• The Pan African University
A flagship project of the African Union and Germany

11/11/2013

Role of GIZ in PAU, H...
PAU Objectives
PAU Objectives

• A pan-African internationally acknowledged network university
contributing to the develop...
Political Context of PAU - Africa
•
•
•
•

Pan Africanism and NEPAD
Higher Education for Sustainable Development
Regional ...
Political Context of PAU - Germany
PAU: A flagship project of German Development
Cooperation
Foreign Policy
• 2008 Interna...
Genesis of PAU
• 2008 First concept of PAU (AUC)
• 2009/2011 Political Decisions (COMEDAF)
• 2010/2011 Approval of concept...
Concept and Structure of PAU
• Network of five Institutes (and up to ten Centres each)
• Five thematic areas, distributed ...
Structure Pan African University
PAU
Rectorate
PAUSTI

PAUGHSS

PAULESI

PAUWES

Institute tbc

Center 1

….
Center 10

11...
PAU – A Continental Network University
Northern Africa
• Water & Energy Sciences (including Climate Change)
• Location: Tl...
LTPs of PAU
PAUWES
Germany

PAULESI
India

PAUGHSS
Sweden

PAU Rectorate
Ethiopia

PAUSTI
Japan

Space Sciences
tbd

Page ...
PART 2
The Pan African University Institute of Water and
Energy Sciences
(incl. Climate Change), (PAUWES)
• Host Universit...
Signature of Tripartite Memorandum of Understanding

H.E. Dr. Martial De-Pau Ikounga, Commissioner AUC HRST
Dirk Niebel, F...
Technical Cooperation

GIZ
(Lead Implementing Agency)

German Development Bank

20 Mio. Euro

9 Mio. Euro
06/2011- 06/2016...
Objectives of PAUWES
„The PAUWES-Institute is well positioned in Africa as

integral part of the PAU in teaching and appli...
Key Data of the GIZ PAU Support

Duration
•

Phase I: 06/2011- 06/2013 (focus on central level)

•

Phase II: 07/2013 - 06...
Achievements PAU and PAUWES
• Establishment of communication and information structure/culture
between all partners
• Expe...
PAUWES Core Programs – Master of Science

Energy Master

Water Master

Engineering
track

Policy track

11/11/2013

Engine...
Planned Activities 2014-2017 – Technical Cooperation
PAU Rectorate and AUC HRST
• Capacity Development to establish PAUWES...
Planned Activities 2014-2017 – Financial Cooperation
• Renovation and rehabilitation of facilities at the host
university
...
Milestones
1 Dec 2013
• Starting Marketing Campaign
• Call for Academic staff
15 Jan 2014
• Call for Students
• Deadline A...
PART 3
• Diaspora: Possible contribution to the flagship project
• PAUWES Contact

11/11/2013

company presentation 2012

...
Potential Contribution of Diaspora to the Flagship Project
•Long-Term Academic Staff
•Short Term Academic Staff
•E-Learnin...
Contacts
AUC HRST
•

Prof. Dr. Callistus OGOL, PAU Focal Person

•

E: ogolc@africa-union.org

PAU Rectorate
•

Dr. Beatri...
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  1. 1. Pan African University: The Role of GIZ Dr. Karola Hahn, GIZ AUC Office Ethio-German Konnekt Conference Addis Ababa, 11 November 2013 Page 1
  2. 2. Outline of the Presentation PART I • Pan African University (PAU) • • Structure Objectives and political background PART II • Pan African University Institute of Water and Energy Sciences, incl. Climate Change (PAUWES) • • • Objectives The role of Germany as Lead Thematic Partner The academic dimension of PAUWES PART III • Diaspora: Possible contribution to the flagship project • 11/11/2013 PAUWES Contact company presentation 2012 Page 2
  3. 3. PART 1 • The Pan African University A flagship project of the African Union and Germany 11/11/2013 Role of GIZ in PAU, Hahn, EGK 11 Nov 2013 Page 3
  4. 4. PAU Objectives PAU Objectives • A pan-African internationally acknowledged network university contributing to the development of higher education and applied research for the sustainable socio-economic advancement in Africa PAU as response/need to • revitalize higher education and research in Africa • ensure high level HR and intellectual capital for Africa’s development, • promote world class and locally relevant and responsive research • provide a model of excellence 11/11/2013 Role of GIZ in PAU, Hahn, EGK 11 Nov 2013 Page 4
  5. 5. Political Context of PAU - Africa • • • • Pan Africanism and NEPAD Higher Education for Sustainable Development Regional Integration Plan of Action for the Second Decade of Education for Africa (2006-2015) • Consolidated Plan of Action for Science & Technology in Africa (2006-2011) • AUC Strategic Plan 2014-17, AU Agenda 2063) • Education and neighbouring fields e.g. S&T • AU Science, Technology & Innovation Strategy for Africa 2024 (AMCOST V) 11/11/2013 Role of GIZ in PAU, Hahn, EGK 11 Nov 2013 Page 5
  6. 6. Political Context of PAU - Germany PAU: A flagship project of German Development Cooperation Foreign Policy • 2008 Internationalization Strategy of the Federal Government of Germany • Scientific Technological Cooperation with Developing and Anchor Countries Development Cooperation • Education Strategy of the BMZ • Strengthening of Higher Education and Science in Africa 11/11/2013 Role of GIZ in PAU, Hahn, EGK 11 Nov 2013 Page 6
  7. 7. Genesis of PAU • 2008 First concept of PAU (AUC) • 2009/2011 Political Decisions (COMEDAF) • 2010/2011 Approval of concept, thematic alignment, 5 regions, 4 of the sites, thematic key areas (Summit Heads of State and Gov. AU) • 2011 Launch of PAU • 2012 Interim’s Rectorate, academic activities started in 3 hubs (PAUWES to start Sept. 2014) • 2013 Adoption of PAU Statutes Structure PAU Rectorate • 2013 Harmonized Roadmap for PAU and PAU Institutes 11/11/2013 Role of GIZ in PAU, Hahn, EGK 11 Nov 2013 Page 7
  8. 8. Concept and Structure of PAU • Network of five Institutes (and up to ten Centres each) • Five thematic areas, distributed across five regions • Central Rectorate (currently located in Addis Ababa) • Institutional and academic autonomy guaranteed • Each PAU institution serves all of Africa • supported by Member States • Supported by Lead Thematic partners • Further partners: AfDB (45 Mio. USD), EU and others 11/11/2013 Role of GIZ in PAU, Hahn, EGK 11 Nov 2013 Page 8
  9. 9. Structure Pan African University PAU Rectorate PAUSTI PAUGHSS PAULESI PAUWES Institute tbc Center 1 …. Center 10 11/11/2013 Role of GIZ in PAU, Hahn, EGK 11 Nov 2013 Page 9
  10. 10. PAU – A Continental Network University Northern Africa • Water & Energy Sciences (including Climate Change) • Location: Tlemcen, Algeria, Lead Thematic Partner (LTP): Germany Eastern Africa • Basic Science, Technology & Innovation • Location: Nairobi, Kenya, LTP: Japan Western Africa • Life & Earth Sciences • Location: Ibadan, Nigeria, LTP: India Central Africa • Governance, Humanities & Social Sciences • Location: Yaoundé, Cameroun, LTP: Sweden Southern Africa • Space Sciences • Location, LTP: tbd 11/11/2013 Role of GIZ in PAU, Hahn, EGK 11 Nov 2013 Page 10
  11. 11. LTPs of PAU PAUWES Germany PAULESI India PAUGHSS Sweden PAU Rectorate Ethiopia PAUSTI Japan Space Sciences tbd Page 11
  12. 12. PART 2 The Pan African University Institute of Water and Energy Sciences (incl. Climate Change), (PAUWES) • Host University: University of Tlemcen • Host Country: Algeria • Lead Thematic Partner: Germany 11/11/2013 Role of GIZ in PAU, Hahn, EGK 11 Nov 2013 Page 12
  13. 13. Signature of Tripartite Memorandum of Understanding H.E. Dr. Martial De-Pau Ikounga, Commissioner AUC HRST Dirk Niebel, Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development H.E. Prof. Dr. Rachid Haraoubia, Algerian Ministrer of Higher Education and Scientific Research 27 June 2013, Berlin 11/11/2013 Role of GIZ in PAU, Hahn, EGK 11 Nov 2013 Page 13
  14. 14. Technical Cooperation GIZ (Lead Implementing Agency) German Development Bank 20 Mio. Euro 9 Mio. Euro 06/2011- 06/2016 • 6 Mio. GIZ • 3 Mio. DAAD Financial Cooperation 12/2013 - 08/2018 BMBF Additional partners to be identified Page 14
  15. 15. Objectives of PAUWES „The PAUWES-Institute is well positioned in Africa as integral part of the PAU in teaching and applied research in the fields of water and energy (including climate change)“ 11/11/2013 Role of GIZ in PAU, Hahn, EGK 11 Nov 2013 Page 15
  16. 16. Key Data of the GIZ PAU Support Duration • Phase I: 06/2011- 06/2013 (focus on central level) • Phase II: 07/2013 - 06/2016 (focus on institutional level) • Phase III: 07/2016 - 06/2019 (envisioned) Political Ownership • AUC Human Resources, Science and Technology (HRST) Algerian Partners • Ministère de l‘Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche Scientifique (MESRS) • Université Abou Bekr Belkaïd, Tlemcen 11/11/2013 Role of GIZ in PAU, Hahn, EGK 11 Nov 2013 Page 16
  17. 17. Achievements PAU and PAUWES • Establishment of communication and information structure/culture between all partners • Expert and Stakeholder Workshops, Coordination Meetings • Elaboration of Strategic Plan PAU, draft concept Strategic Plan PAUWES • Concept for International Academic Advisory Board for PAU (QA) • Development of Harmonized Roadmaps PAU/PAUWES • Curriculum Development and Validation (MSc Water & MSc Energy) • Needs Assessment Academic Staff PAUWES • Recruitment Strategy for Academic Staff and Students • HCD Coaching Student Recruitment, Marketing, Strategic Planning 11/11/2013 Role of GIZ in PAU, Hahn, EGK 11 Nov 2013 Page 17
  18. 18. PAUWES Core Programs – Master of Science Energy Master Water Master Engineering track Policy track 11/11/2013 Engineering track Policy track Role of GIZ in PAU, Hahn, EGK 11 Nov 2013 Page 18
  19. 19. Planned Activities 2014-2017 – Technical Cooperation PAU Rectorate and AUC HRST • Capacity Development to establish PAUWES according to international standards PAU Institute for Water and Energy Sciences incl. Climate Change (PAUWES) • • • • • • • • Organizational development and integration into PAU network Starting teaching and applied research (Master, PhD) Provision of academic staff (DAAD) Support of university partnerships (DAAD) Building up applied research Cooperation with partner institutions and networks Linking PAUWES with private, public and third sector Generating funds for financial sustainability 11/11/2013 Role of GIZ in PAU, Hahn, EGK 11 Nov 2013 Page 19
  20. 20. Planned Activities 2014-2017 – Financial Cooperation • Renovation and rehabilitation of facilities at the host university • Equipment of laboratories • Provision of student grants • Provision of Salaries for Academic Staff (African & Diaspora) 11/11/2013 Role of GIZ in PAU, Hahn, EGK 11 Nov 2013 Page 20
  21. 21. Milestones 1 Dec 2013 • Starting Marketing Campaign • Call for Academic staff 15 Jan 2014 • Call for Students • Deadline Academic Staff 15 March 2014 • Deadline Application Students September 2014 • Start of Academic Programs 11/11/2013 Role of GIZ in PAU, Hahn, EGK 11 Nov 2013 Page 21
  22. 22. PART 3 • Diaspora: Possible contribution to the flagship project • PAUWES Contact 11/11/2013 company presentation 2012 Page 22
  23. 23. Potential Contribution of Diaspora to the Flagship Project •Long-Term Academic Staff •Short Term Academic Staff •E-Learning •Joint Master Supervision •Internships •Joint Research •Research training & management •Joint Supervision of Doctoral Candidates •Conferences, Workshops Teaching Research Networking Sustainability •Thematic Networking •Professional Networking •Agenda Setting •Dialogue Platforms •University-Industry Linkage 11/11/2013 •Generation of funds •Donations, grants •Support in PR & Marketing •Dissemination of Calls Role of GIZ in PAU, Hahn, EGK 11 Nov 2013 Page 23
  24. 24. Contacts AUC HRST • Prof. Dr. Callistus OGOL, PAU Focal Person • E: ogolc@africa-union.org PAU Rectorate • Dr. Beatrice NJENGA, Head Education Division HRST (Interim Period) • E: paurectorate@africa-union.org • I: www.pau-au.org/ PAUWES • Prof. Dr. Abdellatif ZERGA, Acting Director PAUWES • E: a_zerga@yahoo.fr, abdellatif.zerga@gmail.com 11/11/2013 Role of GIZ in PAU, Hahn, EGK 11 Nov 2013 Page 24

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