Organization for Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa (OSSREA)

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History

Apr 1980, Nazareth (Ethiopia), on the initiative of university teachers and researchers from Eastern Africa, at inaugural conference under the auspices of East African Universities Social Science Consultative Group (EASSCG), whose activities it was to replace. Original title: Organization for Social Science Research in Eastern Africa. Current title adopted when activities extended to Southern Africa.

Aims

Promote the development of an African research tradition; enhance policy and research interface; build capacity; undertake collaborative research and create facilities for the exchange of scholarly ideas; disseminate research outputs; promote cooperation between scientists in African and African development institutions; facilitate dialogue, cooperation and collaboration between researchers, other scholars and policy-makers in Africa.

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Activities

Events/meetings; training/education.

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Languages

English, French, Portuguese.

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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 15 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 28 countries
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Subjects *

  • Research, Standards
    • Research
  • Sociology
    • Sociology

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

UIA Org ID

D2238

Last News Received

2018
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