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EUCLID is a specialized intergovernmental organization established in 2008, holding a university mandate and charter published in the United Nations Treaty Series (certificates 49006/49007).

It is among the world's few "international / intergovernmental" universities, and a full member in good standing of the key academic bodies, including the Academic Council on the United Nations Systems (ACUNS), UN Academic Impact, and the Association of African Universities (EUCLID's headquarters being in Banjul, Gambia).

Among other services, EUCLID offers specialized distance-learning and online distance learning programs to government-sponsored as well as general public students. Its goal is to prepare "expert leaders for international civil service and global careers." EUCLID's academic motto is "Let us also hear the other side (Audi et alteram partem in Latin)" and its vision statement for students development and preparation, both government-sponsored and general public is: "Become Globalized."




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CAFRAD logoEUCLID Cloud 23 July 2015

Update on EUCLID participation in key international networks

EUCLID is pleased to announce that it has been formally approved for participation / membership in GRLI (Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative) and GUIDE (Global Universities in Distance Education), two leading international networks of higher education institutions.


With these participations, EUCLID continues to be one of the most interconnected and globally engaged institution of higher education in the world, leveraging its intergovernmental status to act as interface and partners to governments, universities and global networks.

For more information: EUCLID Participations and Memberships page

CAFRAD logoEUCLID Cloud 22 July 2015

EUCLID publishes "Binding and Non-Binding Instruments in Intergovernmental Relations" guidebook for diplomats and international relations scholars

EUCLID released today the first edition of its much-anticipated practical and scholarly handbook on binding and non-binding instruments in the context of heightened interest in this issue, for instance in light of the recent Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action between the P5+1 and Iran (photo on cover). Four EUCLID faculty members have collaborated to make this project and important contribution possible.

The 190 page book is available on Amazon.com in Kindle and 6x9 print format.

Above: Front side cover the book as released in July 2015.

CAFRAD logoEUCLID Cloud 16 June 2015

EUCLID Secretary reports on meetings in The Hague and Paris

The EUCLID Secretary General, Mr Syed Zahid Ali, travelled to The Hague (Netherlands) and Paris (France) to attend an ACUNS conference and hold meetings with several senior Participant States officials as well as EUCLID's IFC/OCC.

Above: SG Ali with the ACUNS Chairman and President of The Hague Institute for Global Justice

Above: SG Ali with H.E. Hanna Simon, Ambassador of the State of Eritrea to France and UNESCO.

Above: SG Ali with H.E. Yusupha Alieu Kah, Ambassador of the Republic of The Gambia to France and UNESCO.

Above: SG Ali (left) with Mr. Désiré Baboula, Deputy Permanent Delegate of the Central African Republic to UNESCO (center), and Pr. Laurent Cleenewerck (EUCLID IFC/OCC) (right).

CAFRAD logoEUCLID Cloud 27 March 2015 | Updated 13 April 2015

EUCLID and CAFRAD sign Memorandum of Understanding and launch Joint Degree Program

The EUCLID Secretary General, Mr Syed Zahid Ali, is pleased to announce the signature of two agreements with CAFRAD, an intergovernmental organization serving 36 Member States with a mandate in Public Administration. The two organizations will now offer a joint MPA program specialized in International Public Administration to support capacity building and higher education options in the sector. CAFRAD is the main regional partner of the United Nations Public Administration Network (UNPAN).

Update (04/13/2015): Joint Degree MOA has been approved and filed by the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHERST).

Finalized Memorandum of Understanding

Finalized Memorandum of Agreement

CAFRAD official site

COMESA LLPI logoEUCLID Cloud 11 March 2015

EUCLID and COMESA-LLPI sign umbrella Memorandum of Understanding

The EUCLID Secretary General, Mr Syed Zahid Ali, is pleased to announce the signature of an umbrella Memorandum of Understanding with COMESA-LLPI, an intergovernmental organization serving 9 Member States and affiliated to COMESA, the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa. The two organizations have, in this framework, plans to develop a joint MBA program in Leather Commerce of Industry to support capacity building and economic development in the sector.

Finalized Memorandum of Understanding


COMESA official site | COMESA LLPI official site

COMESA LLPI Post / Article on EUCLID

UNWTO logoEUCLID Cloud 28 February 2015

EUCLID Head of Mission meets with UNWTO Secretary General

During the week of February 23, 2015, Nicolas Badaoui, EUCLID Head of Mission in Lebanon and to the Arab League met with H.E. Taleb Rifai, Secretary-General of the United Nations World Tourism Organization to discuss possible cooperation avenues between the two intergovernmental bodies.Mr Badaoui is photographed below with Mr Rifai (center) and the Minister of Tourism of Lebanon, Michel Pharaon (right)

Nicolas Badaoui UNWTO photo

Juan AvilaEUCLID Cloud 28 January 2015

EUCLID welcomes Ambassador Juan Avila as High Steward

The Secretary General is pleased to welcome H.E. Dr Juan Avila, an academic and diplomat with the rank of Ambassador at the Permanent Mission of the Dominican Republic to the United Nations, as newly appointed EUCLID High Steward.

EUCLID faculty featured as authors in ACUNS Journal (09/23/2014):

This article is also featured on the website of the United Nations Association (New York)

Hanna Simon News

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EUCLID congratulates MDIA graduate on appointment as ambassador (28 July 2014)

EUCLID congratulates MDIA graduate

and EUCLID alumnus Hanna Simon (Eritrea, '11) on the occasion of her appointment as Ambassador of Eritrea to France and to UNESCO. This appointment attests to the high-level network of EUCLID graduates serving as international civil servants.

Ambassador Hanna Simon with French President Hollande

Photo above: Ambassador Simon presenting her credentials to H.E. Francois Hollande, President of France.


EUCLID (Pôle Universitaire Euclide |Euclid University)
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Headquarters: Banjul, The Gambia
Historic Headquarters and Official CB/IRD Office: Bangui, C.A.R.

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