African Association of Women in Geosciences (AAWG)

Search Open Yearbook

This information is part of the Open Yearbook, a free service of UIA's subscription-based Yearbook of International Organizations (YBIO). It includes profiles of non-profit organizations working worldwide in all fields of activity. The information contained in the profiles and search functionality of this free service are limited.

The full-featured Yearbook of International Organizations (YBIO) includes over 72,500 organization profiles, additional information in the profiles, sophisticated search functionality and data export. For more information about YBIO, please click here or contact us.

The UIA is a leading provider of information about international non-profit organizations. The aim of the Open Yearbook is to promote the activities of international non-governmental organizations (INGOs) and intergovernmental organizations (IGOs).

Contact Details


More detailed data available with paid subscription.


1995 Nairobi Kenya


Promote the advancement of scientific and technological knowledge in the field of geosciences; disseminate information on scientific and technical research and discoveries and promote public understanding of the role of geosciences in Africa's development; establish and maintain relations between African scientists and the international scientific community; provide a forum for discussion and cooperation in geosciences and other related professions in Africa; assist African governments in the quest for capacity building in geosciences and its applications; cooperate with relevant African governments in the formulation of policies and programme designed to encourage the development and application of geosciences for Africa's development; highlight and seek solutions to problems faced specifically by women and grassroots communities in Africa in the area of geosciences; encourage and mobilize support for education, training and research in order to assist African women in their acquisition of specialized skills for leadership in geosciences; identify, promote and advise on the importance and preservation of geological sites in Africa in collaboration with other stakeholders.


13 past events available with paid subscription only.


Available with paid subscription only.


General Meeting; Governing Council. Regions (4): Eastern; Southern; Northern; Central.


Available with paid subscription only.

Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Available with paid subscription only.


Available with paid subscription only.

Type I Classification

Available with paid subscription only.

Type II Classification

Available with paid subscription only.

Subjects *

Available with paid subscription only.

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 5: Gender Equality



Last News


* Subject classification is derived from the organization names and aims.
** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

You are viewing an organization profile from the Yearbook of International Organizations Online.
← return to your search page to find additional profiles.
Terms of Use

UIA allows users to access and make use of the information contained in its Databases for the user’s internal use and evaluation purposes only. A user may not re-package, compile, re-distribute or re-use any or all of the UIA Databases or the data* contained therein without prior permission from the UIA.

Data from database resources may not be extracted or downloaded in bulk using automated scripts or other external software tools not provided within the database resources themselves. If your research project or use of a database resource will involve the extraction of large amounts of text or data from a database resource, please contact us for a customized solution.

UIA reserves the right to block access for abusive use of the Database.

* Data shall mean any data and information available in the Database including but not limited to: raw data, numbers, images, names and contact information, logos, text, keywords, and links.