HESPI Board of Directors meeting
HESPI Board of Directors met on August 03, 2019 in Addis Ababa.
The Chairperson opened the meeting with a welcoming remark and
approved the agenda. The management of HESPI then presented reports
on the Institute current working programs and budget. The Board
Directors appreciated HESPI current activities.
HESPI met with Representatives from
NDRC, and the Mission of the People's
Republic of China to the African Union
The Horn Economic and Social Policy Institute (HESPI),
National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC),
and the Mission of the People's Republic of China to the
African Union met on May 30, 2019 at HESPI Headquarters
to discuss on future development programs. The Institutes
mentioned their strong interest on possible future collaboration on
development of trade and investment research and promotion,
financial polices coordination and integration, and contribution to
continental infrastructure vision for the IGAD sub region.
The Horn Economic and Social Policy Institute (HESPI) and
Center for Evaluation and Development (C4ED) jointly trained
Supervisors for third party monitoring survey of the Productive
Safety Net Program (PSNP) Livelihood Transfer Intervention for
the World Bank Group. The training was given on May 21, 2018
at HESPI Headquarters in Addis Ababa.
HESPI met with the People’s Republic of
China mission to the AUC
The Managing Director of HESPI met with the People’s Republic of China mission
to the AUC on 27 May 2019 and discussed on prospects of Research Instiutes in
Africa and China collaborating and cooperating under the BRI initiative as declared
in the recent Summit in Beijing.
HESPI discussed with CHATHAM HOUSE
Dr. Ali Issa, Managing Director, The Horn Economic and Social Policy Institute
(HESPI) welcomed Mr. Ahmed Soliman Research Fellow on the Horn of Africa
with the Africa Programme at CHATHAM HOUSE based in London. Their discussion
focused on mutual research collaboration on the current development programs
on the horn of Africa including the Gulf dynamics in the region. The meeting was
held at HESPI Headquarters in Addis Ababa on the 21st of May, 2019.