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AU-EU Summit 17-18 February 2022: A Science Agenda

The AERAP Africa-Europe Science Collaboration Platform will organise side events at the AU-EU Summit on 14-18 February 2022. The purpose of the meeting will be to promote awareness of the contribution of collaborative research and development as a critical aspect of EU-Africa relations and collaborations, in particular in addressing global challenges together.

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Hambani Masheleni

African Union Commission
A.g. Director Education, Science, Technology and I
Mr. Hambani Masheleni is a holder of an MSc Applied Physics and BSc Physics Honours degrees. He has a broad range of training and work experience in public sector through promoting formulation and implementation policies for science, technology and innovation. Currently he is employed by the African Union Commission and is the A.g. Head of the Division for Science and Technology. Mr. Masheleni is involved in the implementation of the African Union STISA-2024, within the overall and broader AU Agenda 2063. The objective is to deploy science, technology and innovation across various socio-economic sectors with a view to foster social transformation, economic competitiveness, and creation of long-term economic benefits for the continent and beyond.
The long-term focus of the Commission is its Agenda 2063 that fosters social transformation and economic competitiveness of the African continent to deliver, on the rising aspirations of African citizens, and global expectations including the Sustainable Development Agenda.