First Ever Dakar Forum Of The Students (DAKFOS) Held at ISD!


On Friday, April 26, 2019, ISD organized its first Forum Of The Students (DAKFOS) with four Dakar schools: International School of Dakar (ISD), Enko Waca International School (EWIS) , Institution Sainte Jeanne D’arc (ISJA) and Enko Dakar International School (EDIS). The objective of this yearly forum is to give our students the opportunity to reflect more deeply on issues that affect them and their future, while developing lasting relationships between schools that will embrace various fields such as arts, sports, environment, and educational exchanges.


The keynote address was given by Professor Ousmane Sene, the Director of the West African Research Center. The topic of his address was human migration in Africa and in the world


Guest speakers included:


  • Mr. Ibrahima NIANG, Director of Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) Head of Guinea Country Office

  • SUBJECT: Cultural activism


  • Mrs. Marie Jeanne NDIAYE, Co-founder & Technical Director Senegalese Alternative Learning Association (SALA)

  • SUBJECT: STEM (Science, Tech, Engineering, Maths)


  • Mr. Mamadou KEBE, Professor & Researcher Cheikh Anta DIOP University

  • SUBJECT: Air pollution. How it affects people’s life


  • Mrs. Holly KANDEL, Associate for Program Development And Resource Mobilization. Global Research and Advocacy Group (GRAG)

  • SUBJECT: Gender issues & Health


The International School of Dakar

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