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WAPES in Lomé

09 September 2016

At the beginning of September, WAPES was present in Lomé, Togo in order to attend several activities.



On 6 September was held AASEP General Assembly (African Association of Public Employment Services) in the premises of the BOAD in Lome.


14 out of17 countries members were present in order to discuss important topics for the association.



Mr. André Nyanga Elanga led the discussions. 

On 07 September, more than 200 participants, including 60 foreigners, attended WAPES Regional Workshoporganized jointly with ANPE Togo. The opening was in charge of:

Mr. Edmond Comlan Amoussou, ANPE Director-General

Mr. André Nyanga Elanga, AASEP President and WAPES Vice-President

Mrs. Lenka Kint, WAPES Executive Secretary



George Kwawu AÏDAM, Deputy Minister to the Minister of Primary, Secondary, in charge of Technical and Vocational Training Education, representing the Minister of Public Service, Labour and Administrative Reform.


 The first round table theme was Local Partnership, background information,, challenges andexperiences


 The second round table theme was Good practices in terms of local partnership.



On Thursday 08 September took place the launching of the works of the “Cité des Métiers” (Careers Guidance Centre) of Lomé.


Worldwide Guests came to the presentation of the first African “Cité des Métiers” (Career Guidance Center).


Annie Gauvin, représentant Pôle emploi, et Edmond Amoussou, l'ANPE ont signé un accord de coopération sous l'oeil du Ministre Aidam. En effet, Pôle emploi a offert 100 ordinateurs à l'ANPE du Togo. Ces ordinateurs seront mis à disposition des visiteurs de la Cité des Métiers.

Annie Gauvin, representing Pôle emploi, and Edmond Amoussou from ANPE signed a cooperation agreement under the eye of the Minister Aidam. Indeed, Pôle emploi has provided 100 computers to ANPE Togo. These computers will be available to visitors of the “Cité des Métiers” (Careers Guidance Centre). 



 We invite you to see the workshop by looking at the PowerPoint presentations (which are also downloadable) available via this link. Videos of all presentations will be available on 25 September.



Cité des Métiers