TOP OFFICIALS VISIT THE EAST AFRICA INSTITUTE OF FUNDAMENTAL RESEARCH (EAIFR)
DURING THE TWAS MEETING
During the TWAS meeting, the forthcoming East Africa Institute of Fundamental Research (EAIFR) was visited by Professor Murenzi Romain, Director of UNESCO's Division of Science Policy and Capacity Building and Dr. Claire Lynga, Research Advisor, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) and other delegates. The EAIFR is a Category UNESCO Institute which has been created in collaboration between the Government of Rwanda and the International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste (Italy).
First Line (R-L):
1. Dr Jean-Paul NGOME ABIAGA, Deputy Executive Secretary of the International Basic Sciences Programme (IBSP) of UNESCO
2. Prof. Romain Murenzi, Director of UNESCO's Division of Science Policy and Capacity Building
3. Dr. Claire Lynga, Scientific Advisor, SIDA
4. Prof. Manasse Mbonye, Principal of the College of Science and Technology (CST), University of Rwanda (UR)
5. Mr. Mike Hughes, Advisor Science, Technology & Innovation at the Ministry of Education (Rwanda)
Second Line (R-L):
1. Mr. Mpamo Andrew, Nyarugenge Campus Manager.
2. Dr. Peter Wallet, Programme Coordinator. UNESCO Regional Office for Eastern Africa, Antenna in Rwanda.
3. Prof. Bonfils Safari, Head of Physics Department, School of Science, CST-UR.
4. Dr. Marie Christine Gasingirwa, Director General for Science and Research, Ministry of Education (Rwanda)
5. Dr. George Thompson, Research Scientist & Head, Office Of Associates & Federated Institutes, ICTP, Trieste (Italy)
6. Dr Tchapnda Njabo Sophonie Blaise Director African Institute of Mathematical Sciences (Rwanda)
7. Dr Thomas Auf der Heyde, Deputy Director-General: Research Development and Support, Department of Science and Technology, Republic of South Africa.
Story by Physics Department: CST