The priorities of the Institute for the biennium 2020-2021 have been set, based on needs and the expectations of the leadership role of UNESCO in the development of Sustainable Development Goal 4, the guidelines and recommendations of the III Regional Conference of Higher Education (CRES 2018), as well as consultations with ministries, university agencies, higher education specialists, including UNESCO Chairs, higher education networks and other international organizations.

The Institute has established one crosscutting and four thematic priorities for the biennium 2020-2021:

– Internationalization and academic mobility
– Quality and relevance
– Equity and inclusion
– Innovation
– Follow-up to CRES 2018