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IAU and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency

The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, SIDA, is a government agency working on behalf of the Swedish parliament and government, with the mission to reduce poverty in the world.

IAU partnered with SIDA from 2002 to 2014, receiving support in its work in particular with higher education institutions in developing countries. SIDA supported IAU in a wide range of activities and publications, including, among others, the Guide to Higher Education in Africa, the LEADHER program for leadership development, the IDEA-PhD project on Innovative Approaches to Doctoral Education in Africa, and the HEEFA – Higher Education and Research working for Education for All – project.


NGO in official partnership with UNESCO in associate status
International Association of Universities, UNESCO House, 1 rue Miollis, 75732 Paris cedex 15, France
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