Celebrating New and Longstanding Partnerships

Ethiopian Ministry of Education and SIL Ethiopia

On 23 August a new Memorandum of Understanding is signed by State Minister of Education Fuad Ibrahim Omer, on behalf of the Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, and Dr. Alemayehu Hailu, Director of SIL Ethiopia. This agreement formalizes the commitment to continued partnership between the Government of Ethiopia and SIL Ethiopia.

Click here for details of the agreement.

SIL celebrates 60 years at the University of North Dakota

In 2011 SIL at the University of North Dakota celebrates its 60th year of linguistics courses, a relationship which began with UND’s invitation. This independent program is affiliated with the University of North Dakota’s College of Arts and Sciences and Graduate School.

Click here for more about SIL's academic training partnership with the University of North Dakota and the program's focus on signed languages.

New Academic Partnerships in Malaysia and Papua New Guinea

SIL is continually building new mutually beneficial partnerships with organizations and institutions around the world. In 2011, two new working partnerships for academic and professional cooperation were formalized with Universiti Malaysia Sabah and Papua New Guinea’s University of Goroka. These agreements are pathways to joint research, academic exchange and student development.

For more on SIL's partnerships, see the 2011 Annual Update.

Top: State Minister of Education Fuad Ibrahim Omer (left) and Dr. Alemayehu Hailu, Director of SIL Ethiopia (right)

Middle: A group of SIL-UND faculty members and students

Bottom: Signing of the University of Goroka agreement

Date:
Tuesday, 11 October, 2011
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