2015

MILAN, ITALY
26-30 October 2015

Organised in collaboration with Expo Milano 2015, the Week raised public awareness of the Expo’s theme “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life” from a West African perspective.

2014

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
15-19 December 2014

At the invitation of the European Commission and the government of Belgium, the meetings reinforced the role of the Sahel and West Africa Week, fostering informal exchange, networking and partnerships.

2013

ABIDJAN, CÔTE D'IVOIRE
25-29 November 2013

The 2013 edition of the Sahel and West Africa Week provided a platform for information-sharing and networking between West African leaders and their North African and international partners active in the region.

2012

OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA FASO
4-8 December 2012

The first Sahel and West Africa Week brought together some 200 participants across West Africa and from OECD member countries and marked the launch of the Global Alliance for Resilience Initiative – Sahel and West Africa (AGIR).