Reframing global science relations: ARUA and The Guild summit of university leaders in Cape Town
The African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA) and The Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities are intensifying their unique partnership, as Vice-Chancellors and Presidents of the two networks laid the foundations for new types of partnerships, grounded on equity and inclusion.
Transnational problems require transnational solutions, says ARUA Secretary-General
ARUA Secretary-General Professor Ernest Aryeetey has called on European researchers to help change the trend of research through research collaborations with African researchers that ensures research equity.
ARUA Strategic Plan 2022-2027
Africa’s future will be determined by the effort that the region makes in pursuit of Agenda 2063 of the African Union and how such effort is amplified in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The effort must be driven by the availability and application of new knowledge in the production of goods and services, as well as in the governance and management of societies. This is what the development and application of new technologies and innovation are all about.
ARUA at Science | Business Roundtable Discussion
Secretary-General of the African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA), Prof. Ernest Aryeetey has advocated “a situation where global researchers will feel at home in Africa because they can do the same type of research that they would have done in Europe.”
African-European university collaboration crucial for sustainable EU-AU partnership
Just ahead of the EU-AU summit, The Guild and African Research Universities Alliance’s (ARUA) panel discussion, organised on 14 February 2022, provided a timely outlook on what is needed to further strengthen African universities and African-European university collaborations in the long-term.
The Guild and ARUA in full support of the proposed joint AU-EU Innovation Agenda
Through the proposed AU-EU Innovation Agenda, announced on 14 February ahead of the AU-EU summit, universities are assuming a central place in the development of AU-EU relations.
Developing a Stronger Research Ecosystem in Africa: Towards an Enhanced Role for Universities through Clusters of Excellence
Africa has many development aspirations, at the top of which is structural and institutional transformation. This transformation is what will facilitate the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and other aspirations.
Universities as gateways between Africa and Europe: promoting a sustainable EU-AU partnership through university collaboration
In 2017, the AU-EU summit paved the way for the recognition of science collaborations and the need for strengthening the research and innovation capacity of African universities as key priorities in the African-European partnership.
ARUA and The Guild call for the African Union and the European Union to act as levers for widespread and coordinated support for the African knowledge society
The African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA) and The Guild emphasise the critical importance of strengthening African research universities in a wholistic way, calling to action the African Union (AU) and the European Union (EU), national governments, public science bodies, and Universities and their communities themselves.