French university to confer degree on ex-Senegalese president

Paris- France (PANA) – The University of Saint--Etienne, in the south- east of France, is to award, on 19 October, the title of honorary doctor to the secretary general of the International Organisation of Francophonie (OIF), Abdou Diouf, official sources told PANA here Wednesday.
The distinction decided to award the former Senegalese head of state in view of his international influence and his contribution to the dialogue of cultures and people, the source notes.
Diouf, who has been leading the OIF since 2002, already received in 2005 such distinction from University Paris 8.

03 octobre 2007 21:31:00

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