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BEAA New Collaboration for Shared Transoceanic R&E Networking Resilience

Seven leading regional and national Research and Education networks and organisations across multiple continents announced the establishment of the “Bridging Europe, Africa and the Americas” (BEAA) Collaboration, aiming to increase the resilience of their networks across a set of transoceanic links that interconnect their communities in Eastern and Southern Africa, Europe and Latin America. The …

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UbuntuNet Alliance Identifies Two Candidates for the TNC22 Emerging NREN Programme

Following the announcement of The Network Conference 2022 (TNC22), UbuntuNet Alliance together with GÉANT conducted an activity to identify two candidates from NRENs within the UbuntuNet Alliance community who would attend the Emerging NREN Programme (ENP) which runs alongside TNC since 2017. This year, TNC will take place in Triest, Italy from 13th to 17th …

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GÉANT is Hiring: Advocacy and Donor Engagement Manager – Africa

This is a fixed term role. If the role is offered at the GÉANT office in the Netherlands, it will be offered as a 1-year definite contract subject to renewal. The duration of the employment is limited to the duration of the AfricaConnect3 project which ends November 2023. Reporting to the Head of International Relations …

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AfriGEO Community counts on AfricaConnect3 project for enhanced Internet connectivity

The African Group on Earth Observation (AfriGEO) community, a member of the global Group on Earth Observation (GEO) says it expects the AfricaConnect3 project, a Pan-African project aimed at creating an internet network for research and education across Africa, to boost internet connectivity in the community’s sites in Africa. GEO is a unique global network …

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AfricaConnect3 to feature at Paris Peace Forum 2020

After a competitive selection process with over 850 applications, the AfricaConnect3 project has been selected as one of the 100 projects to be showcased at the third edition of the Paris Peace Forum 2020 from the 11th to the 13th of November 2020. The Paris Peace Forum is a prestigious event that seeks to advance …

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Egyptian Universities Network (EUN) Connects to ASREN and GÉANT under the AfricaConnect3 Project

The Arab States Research and Education Network (ASREN) and the Egyptian Universities Network (EUN) have signed an agreement during ASREN’s ninth annual conference in Abu Dhabi, under which ASREN will provide a high bandwidth link between EUN and the pan-European GÉANT network through ASREN’s Point of Presence (PoP) in London. ASREN will operate the link …

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GÉANT is hiring: Advocacy and Donor Engagement Officer – Africa

Location: Amsterdam or Cambridge Closing Date: February 24, 2020 In this varied and exciting role you will be responsible for the close collaboration with GÉANT’s three AfricaConnect3 regional partners.  AfricaConnect3 is a four-year project that started in November 2019 and builds on the predecessor project AfricaConnect2.  AfricaConnect3 will further unlock the potential of education and …

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AfricaConnect3 project to extend pan-African high-speed internet connectivity and services for research and education

PRESS RELEASE 18th December 2019/Brussels, Belgium Following the success of predecessor projects ‘AfricaConnect’ and ‘AfricaConnect2’, Africa’s three regional Research and Education Networks (RENs) UbuntuNet Alliance, West and Central African Research and Education Network (WACREN) and the Arab States Research and Education Network (ASREN), in partnership with Europe’s leading collaboration on e-infrastructure and services GÉANT, have …

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Faster connectivity between Asia and Europe for research and education

New secure 100 Gbps link is set to boost research and education collaboration between Asia Pacific region and Europe with shorter, faster, cheaper connectivity.  An international consortium of six research and education (R&E) networks, including AARNet (Australia), GÉANT (Europe), NORDUnet (European Nordics), SingAREN (Singapore), SURF (The Netherlands) and TEIN*CC (Asia-Pacific), recently announced the launch of …

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