GEN organises academic conferences on topical and exigent issues in different countries. The first International Conference was held at the Kampala International University, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania in the year 2012. The second conference was held in the University of Ghana, Legon, near Accra, Ghana in the year 2013. The third International Conference was at the Leadcity University, Ibadan, Nigeria in the year 2014. The fourth International Conference was at the West African Union University, Apapa-Cotonou, Republic de Benin in the year 2015. The fifth International Conference was held at the University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana; from Monday, 26th to Friday, 30th September, 2016. The sixth International Conference was held at the Nigeria Institute of Social and Economic Research, Nigeria; from Monday, 2nd to Friday, 6th October, 2017. The seventh International Conference held at the University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana; from Monday, 27th to Friday, 31st August, 2018. The eighth International Conference held at the University of Sierra Leone; from Monday 2nd to Friday 6th December, 2019. GEN supports the funding of academic journals in Universities. This is a way of mentoring trainers with a view to improving their qualities and thus the quality of education.