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#Webinar Towards Universal Access to Higher Education: International Trends
17 December, 2020 hora: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
The UNESCO International Institute for Higher Education in Latin America and the Caribbean (IESALC) will host the webinar entitled Towards Universal Access to Higher Education: International Trends. The program will address higher education access worldwide to inform relevant actors in governments, institutions and society, on the progress made and the remaining challenges, as well as its support to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
The program will begin with the official launching of the UNESCO IESALC report entitled Towards Universal Access to Higher Education: International Trends, presented by Daniele Vieira, research coordinator and policy analyst at UNESCO IESALC.
UNESCO delegates Anasse Bouhlal, Programme Specialist for Education in the Arab States; Abdoulaye Salifou, Regional Advisor for Higher Education and ICT in Africa; Libing Wang, Chief of Section for Educational Innovation and Skills Development (EISD), Asia and Pacific Regional Bureau for Education, Bangkok, Thailand ; and José Antonio Quinteiro, Program Coordinator at UNESCO IESALC, Latin America, will hold a dialogue on access to higher education in their regions.
Streamed via zoom at 9:00 h Caracas time -4GMT | 14:00 h Paris & Abuja | 15:00 h Beirut | 20:00 h Bangkok | Simultaneous interpretation to Spanish.
Access code: 768138
|DECEMBER 17th, 2020 PRELIMINARY AGENDA|
|9:00h – 9:10h||Welcome remarks by Francesc Pedró, UNESCO IESALC Director|
|9:15h – 9:30h||Launching of the UNESCO IESALC report Towards universal access to higher education: international trends, by Daniele Vieira, research coordinator|
|9:30h-10:35h||Dialogue by UNESCO delegates
Anasse Bouhlal, Programme Specialist for Education, Arab States
Abdoulaye Salifou, Regional Advisor for HE and ICT, Africa
Libing Wang, Chief of Section for EISD, Asia and Pacific Regional Bureau for Education, Bangkok, Thailand.
José Antonio Quinteiro, IESALC Program Coordinator, Latin America
|10:35h – 10:45h||Questions from the audience|
|10:45h-10:50h||Conclusions Francesc Pedró|
|10:50h – 10:55h||Closure and final portrait|