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The right to higher education for refugee and forcibly displaced students: Dialogue and strategies for empowerment
20 June, 2023 hora: 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Organized by Durban University of Technology (DUT, South Africa) in partnership with NGO Kiron Open Higher Education, and the UNESCO International Institute for Higher Education in Latin America and the Caribbean (IESALC), the event The right to higher education for refugee and forcibly displaced students: Dialogue and strategies for empowerment marks World Refugee Day by celebrating and honouring refugees from around the world. This multi-level event will count on the participation of refugee/forcibly displaced students, who will share their stories and discuss strategies for higher education success.
The event will have simultaneous interpretation in English, Spanish and Arabic.
Registration via Zoom https://unesco-org.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_hwBGiqkfQaCGuF8_PPb8kQ
Time: Caracas: 9:00h-10:30h UTC -4 | Durban: 15:00h-16:30h UTC+2 | Amman: 16:00-17.30 UTC+3
Agenda | June 20, 2023
|Welcome and Introduction
-Alain Tschudin, Director of the International Centre of Nonviolence at DUT
-Farah Mansour, Project Manager at KIRON
-Emma Sabzalieva, Head of Research and Foresight at UNESCO IESALC
– Stephen Basilwango, Democratic Republic of Congo/South Africa
– Javier Rosa, Venezuela/Brazil
– Anoud Tellou Alnachawati, Syria/Canada
|Q&A and wrap up
Getting support and resource sharing – DUT Counselling Service
|Moderator Lavern Samuels, Director of International Education and Partnerships (IEP) at the DUT