Meetings and Trainings

1st meeting: The kick-off, Uppsala, November 2023

The Kick-off meeting took place on November 6-10, 2023, at Uppsala University, Sweden.

Monday November 6, 2023

  • 09:00- 09:30  Welcome note by Gustaf Cars, Carla Puglia, Christer Larsson             
  • 09:30- 10:15   Individual presentations             
  • 10:15- 10:30   Fika (coffee break)         
  • 10:30- 11:15   Institutional presentations
  • 11:15- 12:00   Quiz: Do's and Dont's in Sweden             
  • 12:00- 13:30   Lunch   
  • 13:00- 16:00   ISP visit
  • 18:00-20:00    Welcome dinner 

Tuesday November 7, 2023

  • 09:00- 09:30      Project activities, reporting duties, partner responsibilities, budget 
  • 09:30- 10:00      Project Management Plan/Steering Committee meeting
  • 10:00- 10:30      Fika      
  • 10:30- 12:00      Each partner presents their responsibilities in the project
  • 12:00-13:00       Lunch   
  • 13:00- 13:40      Presenting PEP website and logo             
  • 13:40-14:00       Walk to Forum for Africa studies             
  • 14:00-14:20      Brief introduction about the Forum for Africa studies by Jecinta    Atieno Okumu
  • 14:20- 15:00      Ongoing project with Tanzania, Mali and Ivory Coast by Prof Sten Hagberg & Oulia Makkonen
  • 15:00- 15:30      Fika      
  • 18:00                 Dinner

Wednesday 8 November, 2023

  • 10:00- 12:00      Guided tour by University Guide Mr Mikael Norrby
  • 12:00-13:00       Lunch   
  • 13:00- 14:30      Presentation about Design thinking and Design thinking workshop: Why we are here, how we could organise PEP - problems        
  • 14:30- 15:00      Fika      
  • 15:00- 16:00      Design thinking workshop: Why we are here, how we could organise PEP - solutions
  • 18:00    Dinner 

Thursday November 9, 2023

  • 09:00- 10:00   Summing up and looking ahead
    •               Brainstorming sessions  Working in 3 separate groups    
    •               Drafting Quality and Monitoring framework       
    •               Drafting Communication and dissemination plan             
    •               Drafting Report with Analysis of Good Practices (Design thinking)
  • 10:00- 10:30   Fika      
  • 10:30- 11:45   To dos, What is coming next
  • 11:45- 12:00    Meeting evaluation       
  • 12:00- 13:00    Lunch                 
  • 18:00               Dinner for all

2nd meeting: Ivory Coast March 2024

The second PEP meeting will take place in Ivory Coast in March 2024.

3rd meeting: University of Galway, 2024

The third PEP meeting will take place in Ireland autumn 2024.

4th meeting: Uppsala

Last modified: 2023-12-12