African Chapter

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African Chapter’ est le programme de STA dédié au continent africain. Sa principale vocation est de promouvoir un transfert de connaissance sur les meilleures pratiques internationales liées aux méthodes, aux technologies et aux normes dans les infrastructures de transport.

 

C’est ainsi que les autorités, entrepreneurs et professionnels africains, qu’ils soient anglophones ou francophones, pourront acquérir une méthodologie de travail et de choix techniques de telle sorte que les investissements deviennent efficaces et pérennes dans le temps. Pour ce faire, STA propose différents événementsforums d’expertise et formations dédiés à tous les acteurs publics et privés du secteur des infrastructures de transport et plus précisément ceux étant liés à la mobilité et à la sécurité du transport.

 

Un transfert de connaissance exhaustif et concis permettra à ces acteurs d’acquérir :

 

  • Une vision globale concernant la maîtrise des normes et leur application ;
  • Une vision stratégique long terme du parc des infrastructures de transport ;
  • Une approche des responsabilités en matière de choix et de pose d’équipements d’infrastructure de transport.

 

The ‘African Chapter’ is STA’s programme covering the African continent; it is devoted to promoting knowledge exchange and best practice on methodologies, techniques and norms related to transport infrastructures.

 

As a result, African English and French-speaking authorities, entrepreneurs and professionals will be acquainted with the methodologies and selection techniques that will make their investments be efficient and sustainable. In this context, STA is organising different eventstechnical forums and trainings devoted to public and private actors involved in transport infrastructures, especially those dealing with mobility an safety.

 

Through a comprehensive and concise transfer of tools and know-how, these actors will acquire:

 

  • A global overview of the norms and their application;
  • The importance of a long-term strategic vision on transport infrastructures;
  • An approach of responsibilities linked to equipment selection and installation.

 

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