EUCLID Announces New Programs

EUCLID is pleased to announce newly approved programs for 2021: an online Ph.D. in Global Governance, an online Master’s in Monitoring and Evaluation, and an online MPA in International Development. A number of existing courses (modules) will also be available to the general public as graduate certificates. The graduate certificates include: Applied Epidemiology Doctoral Research […]

Updated COVID-19 Information

The EUCLID Oversight Council confirms that COVID-19 is not affecting EUCLID operations and that the ongoing closure of ‘on-campus’ institutions confirms the relevancy of its education model in which EUCLID is the only global intergovernmental leader. In this update, EUCLID also provides an important 2020/2021 outlook on this crisis. The faculty group of experts at […]

EUCLID announces Winston Dookeran as new Secretary-General

Winston Dookeran was appointed by the Oversight Council as EUCLID’s second Secretary-General, effective July 1, 2020. A former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister of Finance, and Central Bank Governor, Mr Dookeran brings a wealth of international experience to the institution. Winston Dookeran, an LSE (London School of Economics) graduate, will continue to serve as Professor […]

EUCLID announces Secretary-General vacancy and transition

The EUCLID Oversight Council, in accordance with the Statutes, has declared the office of Secretary-General vacant at the end of Mr. Syed Zahid Ali’s second term, on 16 April 2020. Candidates have been announced in a communication to the Participating States. They are: Winston Dookeran (Trinidad and Tobago), currently serving as Under-Secretary-General Dr Ludovic Chan-Tung […]

THE PUBLIC HEALTH IMPLICATION OF THE 2020 LOCUST INVASION IN EAST AFRICA

By Annette Onyango Introduction According to the United Nations, the Desert Locust (Schistocerca gregaria) invasion has become, in the horn of Africa, extremely alarming, with farmers across East Africa facing food shortages as the locusts consume both crops in the fields and in storage.[1] The countries most affected include Kenya, Ethiopia, and Somalia, with Kenya […]

Reflections on the COVID-19 Pandemic and the Caribbean

Note on the Covid19 Pandemic and the Caribbean By Winston Dookeran, EUCLID Under-Secretary-General, Former Minister of Finance, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs March 30th 2020 In 2005, the Presidents of China and the US prepared and signed a Pandemic Response Protocol, later to be subscribed by 88 countries. It enumerated 10 Core Principles. At the […]

EUCLID signs Cooperation Agreement with EISMV

EUCLID is pleased to announce the signature of a Cooperation Agreement with the “Inter-State School of Veterinary Medicine,” an intergovernmental institution specialized in veterinary medicine based in Senegal. The agreement also foresees the development of an association of intergovernmental institutions of higher education including EUCLID and EISMV.

Comparative Fatality Rate with reference to China Wuhan Coronovirus

These are called zoonotic diseases: they have “jumped” from animals to people: the new coronavirus likely originated in bats or pangolin. Note: More than 75 percent of emerging diseases originate in animals. There is broad agreement that Ebola was transmitted from fruit bats in West Africa (probably Sierre Leone) and has killed more than 13,500 […]

EUCLID appoints Dr Sepou as Vice-Chancellor (CAR)

EUCLID is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Abdoulaye Sepou as Vice-Chancellor at the Bangui Headquarters. Dr. Sepou previously served as Rector of the University of Bangui. He is well-known nationally and internationally as an obstetrician with a specialization in maternal health. He has published extensively on the topics of HIV, Obstetrics, HIV Prevention, […]