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Supporting women participation in higher education in Eastern Africa

8 March 2022 hora: 8:00 am - 9:30 am

Join us for the celebration of International Women’s Day with the pre-launch of the report Supporting women participation in higher education in Eastern Africa: building sustainable and equitable higher education systems in Kenya, Uganda and South Sudan, a joint project by UNESCO IESALC and the UNESCO Regional Office for Eastern Africa.

The objective of this study is to encourage policy debate and to map main global trends on women participation in higher education in the Eastern Africa Region, analysing participation in research, teaching, STEM, and management in Kenya, Uganda and South Sudan. The final report will be launched in the World Higher Education Conference (WHEC2022) to be held in Barcelona on 18-20 May 2022.

Register for this webinar: https://unesco-org.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_IEiQdXFrRl2w8-snYOnzEQ

The event will be held in English.

Time of the webinar: 8:00h-9:30h UTC-4, Caracas | 15:00h-16:30h UTC+3, Nairobi / For other locations please check you local times

Agenda
15:00-15:10

 

Opening

Sara Maneiro, UNESCO IESALC

Schéhérazade Feddal, UNESCO Regional Office for Eastern Africa

15:10-15:20

 

Welcoming remarks

Francesc Pedró, UNESCO IESALC Director

15:20-15:45

 

Building sustainable and equitable higher education systems in Kenya, South Sudan and Uganda

Daniele Vieira, UNESCO IESALC / UFPE

Saidou Sireh Jallow, UNESCO Regional Office for Eastern Africa

15:45-16:00 Guest speaker

Margaret Jesang Hutchinson, University of Nairobi Deputy Vice Chancellor

16:00-16:15

 

Questions and exchange

Awol Endris Adem, UNESCO Regional Office for Eastern Africa

16:15-16:30

 

Concluding remarks

Hubert Gijzen, UNESCO Regional Director for Eastern Africa

 

 

 

Details

Date:
8 March 2022
Time:
8:00 am - 9:30 am