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22.09.2018
Dakar hosted the first GNSS multimodal and market applications training in the brand new premises offered by ASECNA, the San Marco Building near LSS International Airport, Yoff. Participants included JPO, RECs,... Read more
15.04.2018
“NASRDA DG/CO reiterates its commitment towards the improvement and diversification of the economy through the use of space science and technology, hence recognises the need for SBAS services for Africa”. The SBAS... Read more
15.03.2018
The EGNOS support in Africa Joint Programme Office (JPO) in conjunction with the Guinean Civil Aviation Authority and the Secretariat of the Roberts Flight Information Region (FIR Roberts) organized a 3-day Regional... Read more
26.01.2018
The  3rd Meeting of the Steering Committee of" EGNOS in Africa ", Addis Ababa, EThiopia  On the 5th of December 2017 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the 3rd Meeting of the Steering Committee gathered 23 participants from AUC... Read more
07.12.2017
On the 5th of December 2017 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the 3rd Meeting of the Steering Committee gathered 23 participants from AUC DIE, EUDEL AUC, EC, AFCAC, ICAO, ACAC and regional economic communities among which ECCAS... Read more
30.08.2017
Lomé (Togo), 17-18 May 2017  The 2nd International Conference on Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS/EGNOS) Technologies and Applications for the Development of Africa, chaired by MAGNIFIC Consortium, held in Lomé... Read more
14.04.2017
‘AATO will collaborate with JPO to create standardized training in GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite Systems)’ On the 11-13 April, 2017, Ethiopian Airlines was the host of the 4th International Civil Aviation... Read more
12.04.2017
  Dar Es Saalam , 1 - 2 March 2017 On the 1st March of 2017, the Honorable Deputy  Minister, Transport, Works and Communications the Republic of Tanzania, Eng NGONYANI Edwin A. officiated the opening this Ceremony of... Read more
28.11.2016
Brazzaville, the main city of Congo, hosted from 23rd to 25th of November 2016, a workshop on “the implementation of SBAS (satellite based Augmentation System) based on EGNOS, in Western and Central Africa”. The... Read more
31.10.2016
Implementation of EGNOS- Satellite Based Augmentation System in Eastern Africa   On September 5-7th 2016, the Rwandan capital hosted the first Regional Workshop organised by the JPO in conjunction with EAC and IGAD,... Read more
18.10.2016
Information Notice Effective October 1st, Mr. Sémou Diouf Deputy Director of EGNOS Africa Joint Programme Office (JPO) has been appointed as Acting Director of the JPO following the departure of Eng. Ladislaus Matindi... Read more
20.09.2016
JPO participates at the 30th meeting of the Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS) Interoperability Working Group (IWG-30)  in Changsha, Hunan, CHINA   This biannual meeting of IWG events took place on May 16th and... Read more
08.09.2016
On September 5-7 2016, the Rwandan capital hosted the first regional workshop organised by the JPO in conjunction with EAC and IGAD, on the theme “Implementation of EGNOS - Satellite Based Augmentation System in Eastern... Read more
01.09.2016
 The 26th of July 2016 marked the beginning of cooperation between ECCAS and the Joint Programme Office (EGNOS in AFRICA Support Programme -Joint Programme Office),  " JPO " , by signing the Memorandum of Cooperation;... Read more
27.07.2016
  The first meeting of Steering Committee of the Action ‘Support to the Joint Programme Office’, JPO was held on 14th of July 2016, at the ASECNA brand new high-tech Boardroom in Dakar, Senegal. Under the co-chair of... Read more
15.07.2016
The first meeting of the Steering Committee of the Action ‘Support to the Joint Programme Office’ was held on 14 July 2016, at the brand new ASECNA high-tech boardroom in Dakar, Senegal. Co-chaired by the AUC and EC,... Read more
30.06.2016
On the 28th and 29th of June 2017, JPO jointly organised with the ECCAS General, Secretariat the second regional workshop on the Capacity building for the implementation of SBAS/EGNOS in Western and Central Africa at... Read more
27.06.2016
July 26, 2016 marked the beginning of cooperation between the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) and the EGNOS in AFRICA Support Programme -Joint Programme Office (JPO) with the signing of the... Read more
16.06.2016
EAC and JPO sign a Joint Work Programme on the cooperation for the development of SBAS/EGNOS in Eastern Africa. A Delegation composed of JPO Director, Mr. Ladislaus Matindi, and the Sister Applications (non-aviation)... Read more
10.06.2016
The 32nd SBAS/IWG meeting, held in Seoul, Korea on the 7th to 9th June 2017, gave JPO the opportunity to a presentation in the SBAS Interoperability to share its experience in the preparation and implementation of an... Read more
18.05.2016
JPO has participated in the 30th meeting of the Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS) Interoperability Working Group (IWG-30) in Changsha, Hunan, China. This biannual IWG meeting took place on 16-17 May 2016. The... Read more
27.04.2016
    JPO  was invited to participate in the ACAC/ICAO MID workshop on GNSS, which was held in Rabat, Morocco on 5th of April 2016.Organised with the support of European Commission and attended by 40 participants... Read more
25.04.2016
On the 17th to 20th April 2018, a regional meeting aimed at reviewing and validating first the “EGNOS SBAS deployment Preliminary Programme Proposal” developed by JPO for EAC and IGAD member states and secondly the... Read more
09.04.2016
A Delegation composed of JPO Director, Mr. Ladislaus Matindi, and the Sister Applications (non- aviation) Expert, Mr. Ata Olori recently visited EAC in Arusha (Tanzania) as part of a series of consultative meetings with... Read more
05.04.2016
JPO was invited to participate in the ACAC/ICAO MID workshop on GNSS, which was held in Rabat, Morocco on 5 April 2016. Organised with the support of European Commission and attended by 40 participants from 10 countries... Read more
09.12.2015
JPO and SAFIR Teams are happy to announce the release of the Project Brochure which provides essential information about this first milestone achievement of EU/AFRICA Partnership on Satellite Navigation to all our... Read more
20.10.2015
MAGNIFIC Project (Multiplying in Africa European Global Navigation Initiatives Fostering Improved Cooperation), a GSA funded  project under EU H2020 Research and Innovation Programme, held its first international... Read more
29.05.2015
Working Session #8 13th to 16th April 2015, Antananarivo, Madagascar The 8th and last in the series  of SAFIR working Sessions gathered more than 30 participants in Antananarivo Madagascar among which representatives of... Read more
13.03.2015
As part of SAFIR objectives, the seventh SAFIR working session was held in Praia, Cape Verde from the 26th to 29th January 2015. Up to 31 delegates representing various States and organizations participated in the 7th... Read more
06.03.2015
The European Union ( EU) and ASECNA have proceeded this 3rd of March in the official launching ceremony of EGNOS-Africa Joint Programme Office (JPO) and the laying of the first stone of their future offices Building.... Read more
18.11.2014
The Working Session N° 6 took place from 27th to 30th October, 2014 at Hilton Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya. The opening ceremony was officiated by Mr Shadrack WESECHERE, Ag Director of the East African School of Aviation (... Read more
10.10.2014
A coordination meeting between TREGA and EGNOS- Africa JPO/ SAFIR Projects was held on the 11th and 12th September, 2014 at the ICTP in Trieste, Italy. The objective of the meeting was to discuss the status of both... Read more
19.09.2014
  From 07th to 11th September 2014, the SBAS IWG (Interoperability Working Group) has organised its 27th worldwide meeting in Tampa (Florida),gathering major SBAS actors such as FAA, ESA, MSAS and BEIDOU. The theme for... Read more
11.09.2014
SAFIR working Session 6  is planned from 27th to 30th of October Please mind the change of the Venue, which is now NAIROBI ! Full details of the agenda will be communicated soon. About SAFIR Working Session 7, planned... Read more
19.06.2014
In June, Ata OLORI and Richard GATETE joined the EGNOS-Africa Joint Project Office in Dakar, Senegal. Ata OLORI  was a space based research engineer and has been involved in a various pilot project initiatives for the... Read more
25.03.2014
The EGNOS-Africa Joint Programme Office (JPO) is now fully operational in Dakar as of January 2014.
13.03.2014
The GNSS Supervision Authority (GSA) is organising a high level plenary session on European Space Solutions in Prague on 11-13 June 2014. SAFIR encourages African Stakeholders concerned with GNSS to participate. For... Read more
13.03.2014
The SAFIR Newsletter n° 2 has been issued. Please click here to download in EN or FR or go to the Documents page.
22.08.2013
The SAFIR2 (Satellite navigation services for AFrIcan Region) project under the EU-Africa Common Strategy as well as the Joint EU-Africa Partnership is pleased to announce that: 1. The receipt deadline of the... Read more