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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.

Click on the link below to join the webinar:

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

Details

Date:
17 December, 2020
Time:
9:00 am - 11:00 am
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