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Higher Education Conversations: “Higher Education and Gender Equality”

19 January, 2023 hora: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

On Thursday, 19 January 2023, from 14:00 to 15:00 (CET) UNESCO will hold the UNESCO’s Higher Education Conversation on “Higher Education and Gender Equality”.

The Higher Education Conversations are a series of webinars that UNESCO is organizing on different issues in the leadup to the entry into force of the Global Convention on the Recognition of Qualifications concerning Higher Education.

This fifth conversation in the series aims to bring together policy makers and higher education stakeholders to improve the understanding of gender equality issues in higher education.




Stefania Giannini, Assistant Director-General for Education, UNESCO


Victoria Galán, Head of Research and Analysis, UNESCO IESALC

Victor Madrigal-Borloz, independant expert on sexual orientation and gender equality

Sana Al Sarghali, UNESCO Chair on Human Rights, Democracy and Peace, An Najah National University, The State of Palestine

Aisha Khurram, UNHCR Student Delegate & Afghan Youth Representative to the UN for 2019

Moderator: José Luis Guzman, UNESCO Section of Higher Education.


The webinar will be in English and French, with simultaneous interpretation.


Download the preliminary concept note in English.

Learn more about Higher Education Conversations.


19 January, 2023
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm