West Africa and Atlantic Oceans Islands Regional Alumni Meeting (2016) – Togo

The 7th Alumni meeting was organized in Togo, Africa from 10th October to 24th October 2016.

This alumni meeting was organized on the side of the Africa Union Summit on the issues of Maritime Security and Safety which was the theme that the alumni meeting decided to focus on. Alumni were able to attend many meetings organized by the Summit as well as attending the sides events.

The alumni meeting gathered 15 alumni specialized in Maritime Security and Safety from various countries of Africa but also including alumni from other regions.


The alumni were able to discuss matters concerning the alumni network but also more specifically challenges that they are facing in their respective countries with regards to maritime security and safety.


With the assistance of the Government of Togo, the alumni had the opportunity to explore Togolese coast and discover first hand the life of fisherman communities in these area of the country.


  Programme of the Meeting