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Celebration of the CNRS 80th’s anniversary in South-Africa

Publié le 13 décembre 2019
Le Président-directeur général du CNRS, Antoine Petit, s'est rendu en Afrique du Sud en décembre 2019 afin de célébrer les relations scientifiques entre le CNRS et ses partenaires sud-africains dans le cadre des 80 ans du CNRS et participer à des rencontres scientifiques de haut niveau.

The Chairman-CEO of the CNRS, Antoine Petit, traveled to South-Africa on December, 2nd, 2019 in order to participate in the 2019 editions of the French-South-African Days et the South-African Science Forum, two significant scientific events for French-South-African relations.

On this occasion high level meetings were organised with major partners of the CNRS in South-Africa to reinforce the bilateral collaboration and to celebrate the CNRS 80th’s anniversary this year.

A new French-South-African laboratory in ecology and environment was launched in Port-Elizabeth in the premises of the Nelson Mandela University (NMU) by Antoine Petit and Sibongile Muthwa, vice-chancelor of NMU, in attendance of the involved researchers as well as Stéphanie Thiébault, director of the Ecologie and Environment Institute of the CNRS.

National press release on the IRL REHABS (available only in French)

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