A CDEC Delegation Attended the Opening of the CIPIEE Centre in Senghor University
The Francophone University Association (L’Agence universitaire de la Francophonie) (AUF) announced through its digital centre in Alexandria the launching of a new project; the establishment of the CIPIEE Centre (Centre pour l’Insertion Professionelle, l’Innovation et l’Entrepreneuriat en Egypte) which is opened in Senghor University and is specialized in professional integration and fostering innovation and entrepreneurship in Egypt. This new project will be part of a program launched by the AUF under the title of “Campus of the New Francophone Universities” (Campus du Nouvel Espace Universitaire Francophone) (CNEUF) which aims to create new employment opportunities, thus effectively contributing to the social and economic development. As representatives of Pharos University, Dr. Noha Alaa, the Deputy Director of the Career Development and Entrepreneurship Center (CDEC) in Pharos University, along with Dr. Noha Ismail, the PUA Francophone Relations Coordinator attended the first meeting of this newly established centre. It is worth mentioning that this centre is an outcome of cooperation among several academic and economic partners, including the French University in Egypt, the Francophone University Association, Senghor University, Alexandria University, the Centre of issuing the International Business Driving License (IBDL) and the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Egypt. This project aims at fostering innovation and entrepreneurship, forming effective and successful partnerships between universities and large organizations, holding workshops and competitions in universities and developing teaching and learning methods in order to develop skilled students who are able to meet the labour market requirements.