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Burundi Friends of Education
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Symposium call: Promotion of Education and Technology in Burundi as an engine of economic and social development.  

Friday, April 15, 2022 USA - California Time 9:00:00 A.M.-12:30 P.M. PST UTC

Saturday, April 16, 2022 USA California Time 9:00:00 A.M.-12:30 P.M. PST UTC.

 

Location: Virtual conference (Zoom)

Deadline for submission of proposals: March 27, 2022.

Goals

The purpose of the symposium is to "make an inventory" of the needs of the country (Burundi) and to identify contributing factors to economic and social progress at local  and national levels and to propose action plans that meet these needs.

 

Topic areas

Proposals should address one or more of the following points:

     

 Note: We invite and accept unifying speeches/content only

  • Burundi diaspora participation in peace building.

  • Burundi diaspora investments for a sustainable socioeconomic development.

  • Climate change and environmental justice.

  • Democracy and sustainable socioeconomic development.

  • Dissemination of knowledge, technological progress and sustainable socioeconomic development.

  • Education of young people to meet local or regional economic needs.

  • Individual and collective attitudes towards professions and employment sectors.

  • Innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship for sustainable economic development.

  • Institutions, ideologies and economic cooperation of the Burundian people.

  • Gender equality and sustainable development.

  • Human rights and sustainable socioeconomic development.

  • Mechanization of agricultural production and economic development.

  • National ideology and economic development.

  • Nutrition, health (physical and mental) and economic development.

  • Sociological and / or psychological factors in economic growth.

  • Sustainable socioeconomic development.

  • Youth participation in social and economic development.

  • Technical/technological progress and the exploitation of the country's natural resources.

  • The role of churches in economic development. Reproducible case studies in Burundi.

  • The roles of international non-profit organizations in regional or local education plans (at primary, secondary or higher level).

  • The roles of international for-profit organizations in regional or local economic development plans.

  • Spirituality in socioeconomic development.

  • Tourism as a means of economic diversification.

  • Truth, reconciliation and conflict resolution.

  • Other topics

  Note: We invite unifying speeches/content only.

 

Format of Presentations and time

-Virtual individual paper sessions: 30 minutes & Ten (10) minutes for questions and answers.

-Virtual panel sessions (two to three presenters): 75 minutes & Thirty (30) minutes for questions and answers.

 

1. Submission Information guidelines:

Please submit:

1.1.The title of your presentation in French or in English

1.2.The topic area of your presentation (choose a topic area from the 
      list provided above).

1.3. Presenters:

   For each presenter please include the following:

   Full name

   Department/ Division/University/ Company/Organization

   Email address

2. Email the title of your presentation
       Email the title of your presentation along with the above described submission  information to:  burundifriendsofeducation62@gmail.com

Confirmation of submission will be sent between seven (7) to ten (10) days.

Symposium Directors

Beatrice Russell, Ph. D. California State University (Sacramento). USA

Dr. Raymond Bimazubute, Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University Stuttgard.  Germany

 

Virtual Symposium Presentation Fee: Donations

Participants and donors: Any dollar amount would be appreciated.

For USA: Please make check payable to:

 

Sierra Vista Community Church (SVCC)

In the memo line (write) : Burundi Symposium fund

Address :

  Sierra Vista Community Church (SVCC)

       890 Morse Avenue

       Sacramento, CA 95864

 

Outside the USA: Please send MoneyGram or Money Order to: 

Sierra Vista Community Church (SVCC)

In the memo line (write) : Burundi Symposium fund

Address :

  Sierra Vista Community Church (SVCC)

       890 Morse Avenue

       Sacramento, CA 95864

Official Languages: English and French

 

Symposium Proceedings /Publication

Deadline for proceedings submissions is May 16, 2022.

Registered participants/presenters who wish to be published in the symposium proceedings must resubmit their paper and/or abstract by the above date. Please send your submissions via e-mail attachment to: burundifriendsofeducation62@gmail.com

 

 Include the following five items with your proceedings submission:

 

Title of the submission,

Name(s) of the author(s),

Affiliation(s) of the author(s).

E-mail address (es) of the author(s), and

Abstract and/or completed article.

 

We invite and accept unifying speeches/content only.

 

All funds raised through this virtual symposium will be used to buy computers and electronic equipment to support teaching and learning in secondary schools located in  Kamenge (Bujumbura Mairie, Burundi).

Reference Persons in Kamenge: TUYAGA Léon.

All funds raised through this virtual symposium will be used to buy computers and electronic equipment to support teaching and learning in secondary schools located in  Kamenge (Bujumbura Mairie, Burundi).

Reference Persons in Kamenge: TUYAGA Léon

 

 

 

 

 

Additional Information 

Sierra Vista Community Church (SVCC)

890 Morse Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95864

(916) 483-5501

sierravistaccoffice@gmail.com

Sierra Vista Community Church is a Congregation of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) & the United Church of Christ.

Website: https://www.sierravistacc.org/

 

 

Sponsor:

The Center for African Peace and Conflict Resolution (CAPCR)

College of Health & Human Services

California State University, Sacramento

6000 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95819

Phone: (916) 278-6282  Email: capcr@csus.edu

Website: https://www.csus.edu/center/african-peace-conflict-resolution/

French Version

 

 

 

 

 

 

Burundi Friends of Education Symposium April 16, 2022

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