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Webinar: Inclusion in higher education | 3rd UNESCO World Higher Education Conference 

23 November, 2021 hora: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

As part of the events prior to the 3rd UNESCO World Higher Education Conference that will take place in Barcelona from May 18 to 20, 2022, UNESCO IESALC will carry out a consultation for Latin America and the Caribbean that will collect the voices of the different groups of interest related to higher education (HEI leaders, academics, students, governments, rectors’ conferences, university associations/networks, employers, multilateral organizations, etc.) on ten key issues for higher education.

For the consultation, UNESCO IESALC will carry out ten webinars between October 2021 and February 2022. Its themes will revolve around the ten key issues that the World Conference will address.

On November 23, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m (Caracas time), UNESCO IESALC will held the Webinar 1: Inclusion in higher education with the participation of the expert on higher education and president of uPlanner, Jamil Salmi. 

The panel will count on the participation of:
Pamela Molina Toledo, Executive Director of the Federación Mundial de Personas Sordas (World Federation of the Deaf)
Isabel Román Vega, Research general coordinator for the report Informe Estado de la Educación
Sonia Viñas Sánchez, Director of Universia Foundation

The event will count on sign language interpretation

Register here: https://unesco-org.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_g-XYAc40QcqqzZeZp7Mtew




10:00 – 10:03 h.

Welcome remarks and presentation


10:04 – 10:10 h.

Welcome remarks

Francesc Pedró, Director – UNESCO IESALC

10:11 – 10:20 hrs.

Welcome message – Partners

10:21 – 10:23 h

Expert introduction


10:24 – 10:54 h.

Expert presentation

Dr. Jamil Salmi, President uPlanner

10:55 – 11:00 h.

Conclusions and closure 

11:00 – 11:45 h.

Panel with principal actors of Higher education in the region

11:46 – 12:00 h.

Questions from the audience and session closure



23 November, 2021
10:00 am - 1:00 pm