Madrid, 4 November 2021. The University of Lomé (Togo) and the Women for Africa Foundation have signed a framework agreement during a virtual meeting that brought together, on the one hand, the 2nd Vice-President of the University of Lomé, Kafui Kpegba, professor and representative of the President of the University, Prof. Dodzi Kokoroko, and, on the other hand, Teresa Langle de Paz, Director General of the Women for Africa Foundation, representing our President, María Teresa Fernández de la Vega.
The Secretary-General, Afo Ousmane Salifou, and the Director of International Cooperation, Tchaa Batchassi Gnama, also participated in the meeting as representatives of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration, and Togolese Abroad, Robert Dussey.
Promoted by Claude-Emmanuel Ayi Ajavon, Honorary Consul of Togo in Madrid, the objective of this framework agreement is, first of all, to provide Togolese students with access to the scholarship program in Spanish universities LEARN AFRICA, as well as SCIENCE BY WOMEN, for African female researchers.
The agreement also aims to promote the participation of Togolese women in general in the various programmes of the foundation in its various fields of action.
During the signing ceremony, special emphasis was placed on the commitment expressed by the President of the Togolese Republic, Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé, and in which his government participates, in the promotion of women, equity, and gender equality.