Memorandum of Understanding
BETWEEN PAN AFRICAN WRITERS' ASSOCIATION
AND GERMAN WRITERS' UNION
PAWA HOUSE | FEBRUARY 11, 2008 | ACCRA, GHANA
THIS MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING is made this 11th day of February, 2008 between the Pan African Writers' Association (simply called PAWA for short), with registered headquarters at PAWA House, Roman Ridge, P.O. Box CT456, Cantonments, Accra, Ghana and represented by Prof. Atukwei Okai, its lawful representative, hereinafter called the 1st Party, of the one part, and the German Writers' Union (simply called GWU for short) with registered offices at ver.di Bundesverwaltung, 10112 Berlin with Mr. Imre Török, its lawful representative, hereinaftercalled the 2nd Partyof the other part:
WHEREAS the parties herein are associations representing the writers of Africa and Germany;
AND WHEREAS the parties meeting here in Accra on February, 10-11, 2008 for a Writers Seminar themed »Writers Meeting in Accra: Looking Ahead« have agreed to establish collaboration between them:
NOW, THEREFORE, the parties mutually agree as follows:
To cooperate over a wide range of common cultural concerns, for the purpose of strengthening the cultural and artistic bonds between the writers of their respective associations in Africa and Germany;
To work towards promoting African and German literatures as integral parts of world literature.
To engage in the translation, publication, promotion, distribution, marketing and sales of each others literary works in their respective markets.
To undertake the exchange of cultural visits.
To collaborate injoint literary publications and other literary activities.
To confer honorary membership of their respective associations on each other.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF the parties hereto have hear unto set their respective hands in the year above written.
Signed by PAWA
Sign by GWU
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