Launch of the 3rd school year of the Master “Sustainable transport and mobility in African Cities” in Lomé (Togo)
of the 3rd school year of the Master “Sustainable transport and mobility in African Cities” in Lomé (Togo)
The week of launch of the 3rd school year of the CODATU – EAMAU – Senghor’s Master “Sustainable transport and mobility in African Cities” took place in Lomé from october 3rd to 7th, 2017. The Great Jury has deliberated at the occasion of the master’s thesis orals performed by the students of second school year of this training. Some of them got excellent grades and got published on CODATU’s website. EAMAU’s Director (African School of Architecture and Urban Planning) anounced that this 3rd school year would be named after Christian Philip, CODATU’s Chief Administrative Officer, for its important efforts aiming at creating and running this training daily. The week then continued with an opening day on the thematic of the integration of urban and suburban transports, with numerous interventions including Pape Sakho (University of Dakar), Djibril Toguyeni (City of Ouagadougou), Thibaut de Lambert (RATP), Cissé Yssoufou (UATP), Paulin Murhula (Keolis), Julien Allaire (Transitec), Vincent Yai (SOTRA Abidjan), Bernard Rivalta (CODATU). The students then participated in a speed dating with the attending campanies, before that the courses realized by Julien Allaire and Jean-Jacques Helluin start.
The new school year includes 18 people, among which 3 women, coming from Togo, Niger, Chad, Cameroun, Burkina-Faso, and Gabon. CODATU particularly thanks the companies which are part of its group of partners, which finance grants for the african students to be able to enroll in this Master, and which mobilise specialists for them to provide lectures during the training, and which sometimes hire interns: SNCF, RATP, TRANSDEV, KEOLIS, ARTELIA, IVECO, TRANSITEC.