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logo 5th africa conferenceThe 2nd Africa Regional Conference will now take place from 24 February to 1 March 2017 in the capital Ouagadougou of Burkina Faso. The Regional Conference is held once every three years and the last took place in Johannesburg, South Africa. The host committee and the Africa Regional Team have worked very hard to ensure a varied program for further development of the ISGF Africa Region.

Participants from all the ISGF Africa countries are invited to participate. They will elect the next Regional Committee, who will together implement the Regional Conference decisions. The Conference is open to all ISGF members but members from other regions than Africa will have the status of observer.

Theme: Spreading and Consolidating the ISGF Spirit

Venue: Multipurpose center Cardinal Paul Zoungrana, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Fee: The West African CFA (XOF) is the currency of eight independent countries in West Africa: Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger, Senegal and Togo.
The estimated cost per person is between 2,000 CFA (4 US$) for accommodation in a dormitory and 48,000 CFA (96 US$) per day. The registration fee will be 140,000 (280 US$) and will be non-refundable. This amount covers the preparation of the Conference, the equipment, translation and other logistical aspects, as well as the catering during the Conference. Additional information regarding the costs is available in the registration form.

Deadline for registration + 50% payment: 24 January 2017

For more information: Please see the info letter and registration form below and/or contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Below are the documents in English:

  pdf Invitation letter Burkina Faso (212 KB)
  pdf Final programme (327 KB)  
  spreadsheet Registration form update (152 KB)
00A pdf Practical information (279 KB)

pdf Africa Conference postponed (244 KB)

pdf Letter region committee_2 (233 KB)

  pdf Constitution ISGF Africa Region (42 KB)
01 document Proxy form  (76 KB)
02 document Nomination form candidates region  (87 KB)
  pdf Presentation candidates Africa region committee (543 KB)  
03 document Action time request form (76 KB)  
04 document Form hosting Conference 2019 (76 KB)  
04A pdf Candidacies hosting Africa Conference 2019 (145 KB)  
  pdf Proposal amendments Africa Region constitution (835 KB)  




# Member of NSGF FranceMartine Levy 2017-02-12 10:04
2004 first ISGF meeting Uganda. 2007 meeting in Ghana. 2010 workshop in Benin. 2010 gathering in Zambia. January 2014 constituent meeting of the ISGF Africa region in South Africa. And FIRST AFRICA CONFERENCE IN A FEW DAYS IN BURKINA FASO. GREAT. I WAIT FOR IT.
# Member of ISGF World CommitteeMathius Lukwago 2016-09-02 03:31
It is going to be Awesome! Those who will miss, you don't know what you will miss!
# Central Branch member ZimbabweWillard Nyambiya 2016-08-09 21:59
Wish Africa a great conference. we are making plans to attend. Hope to meet you there.
# Central Branch member ZimbabweHenceford Zinhu 2016-08-03 11:45
My heart is longing to attend but cashflow is a stumbling block
# Member Central Branch TanzaniaJohnson MaCrobert Nducha 2016-06-29 11:16
Wishing all of you with a great success of the 5th African Region Conference in the capital Ouagadougou of Burkina Faso.
See you there!
# Member ISGF World CommitteeMohammad Abdul Khaleque 2016-06-29 08:22
Whole heartedly wish great success of 5th African Region Conference.