Mission Djibouti, we’re on!

The launching ceremony of the new scientific mission of the Transnational Red Sea Center, which will take place from September 16 to 29 in the Gulf of Tadjoura, Djibouti, took place on the eve of the departure in the presence of the two Ministers of Higher Education and Research, Nabil Mohamed Ahmed, and of the Environment, Mohamed Abdoulkader Moussa, the Swiss Ambassador to Djibouti, Pietro Mona, as well as the heads of the local partner institutions of the mission, the Directorate of Environment and Sustainable Development, the Center for Studies and Research of Djibouti (CERD) and the University of Djibouti.

Among the many other people attending, the event also brought together several Djiboutian teachers, researchers and students, four of whom will participate directly in the mission, as well as three scientists from Red Sea University in Port Sudan.

Among the key words of the speeches, exchanges and at the heart of the overall climate of enthusiasm that characterised the ceremony: the long-term vision promoted by the TRSC and the spirit of regional partnership for the preservation of the Red Sea corals.

A great example of "science for diplomacy and diplomacy for science"! With the support of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs FDFA.

Kick-off event for the Djibouti mission: a meeting of mind on the necessity of long-term regional collaboration.
In the presence of the Minister of Higher Education and Research (photo), and of the Environment...
... and the Swiss Ambassador to Djibouti.
The Director of the Transnational Red Sea Center interviewed by the Radio Télévision de Djibouti.
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