African Unity for Renaissance International Conference and Africa Day Expo

The African Unity for Renaissance International Conference and Africa Day Expo is an annual conference hosted by the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), together with the following  partners: Tshwane University of Technology (TUT), National Research Foundation (NRF), Thabo Mbeki African Leadership Institute (TMALI), Department of Science and Technology (DST), Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO), International Council for Science, Regional Office for Africa (ICSU), BrandSA, Kara Heritage Institute, The City of Tshwane and the University of Johannesburg.

The conference which is one of the flagship events of the Africa Institute of South Africa (AISA) has over the years been important annual gathering of African scholars to explore and propose ideas for a peaceful and prosperous Africa.

In the recent conferences, Africa took the moment to reflect on its achievements in the quest for solutions to its multifaceted social, economic, and political problems as the OAU/AU jubilee celebrations continued throughout the year 2014.

Africa Day Expo

Africa Day Expo is an educational support project initiated as a platform for presenting tangible access to relevant information about the entire continent.

The day also presents ordinary members of the African community with the networking opportunity with various African embassies, influential government departments as well as African artists and cultural groups. Included will be African art exhibition, African food tasting and live cultural performances.

The Expo which forms part of the Annual African Unity for Renaissance conference is celebrated annually on May 25th to mark the commemoration of the 1963 founding of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), represented since 2002 by the African Union (AU).


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