Ministerial meeting on inclusion and mobility in higher education

When :

from Wednesday 13 November, 2019
14:30
to Wednesday 13 November, 2019
18:00

Type of event :

Category 8-Symposium

Where :

UNESCO HQ - Room/Salle II, Room II, 7, place de Fontenoy, 75007, Paris, France

Contact :

p.portales@unesco.org

The general objective of the meeting is to support decision-making in favour of inclusion, mobility and improved recognition of qualifications within and across-regions through informed debate.

By organizing an informed debate, UNESCO aims to contribute to the strengthening of political will, international cooperation and capacities in the field of higher education as part of the 2030 Agenda. The Ministerial Meeting will support identification of promising practices for policy development in favour of quality, inclusion and equal opportunities in higher education. It also aims to increase understanding among Member States on how the ratification and implementation of the Global Convention on the Recognition of Qualifications concerning Higher Education can facilitate this process. The conclusions of the Ministerial will be annexed to the official proceedings of the General Conference.

In two sessions, Ministers in charge of higher education and university rectors from different regions will share their views and experiences on ensuring inclusive, quality higher education for diverse populations, including migrants, refugees and internally displaced persons, and how to spearhead the spirit of a truly inclusive global campus through international student and faculty mobility, innovative study programmes and delivery modalities.