Save the date: UNESCO Chairs Seminars series on the Futures of Higher Education
Following the international conference “Transforming Knowledge for Just and Sustainable Futures” (Paris, 3-4 November 2022), held with the support of the French National Commission for UNESCO to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the UNITWIN/UNESCO Chairs Programme, UNESCO is organising three online UNESCO Chairs Seminars on the Futures of Higher Education throughout January, February and March.
Organised at the suggestion of the UNESCO Chair in Community-Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education, the seminars aim to deepen engagement by HEIs with UNESCO’s recent work concerning the Futures of Higher Education.
- Seminar 1: Wednesday 25 January 2023, 14:00-15:00 (Paris time)
Beyond Limits: New Ways to Reinvent Higher Education, Roadmap proposed for the 3rd World Higher Education Conference (WHEC2022), Barcelona, Spain, May 18-20, 2022.
Click here to read the concept note for the seminar.
Please also save the date for seminars 2 and 3:
- Seminar 2: Wednesday 15 February 2023, 17:00-18:30 (Paris time)
Knowledge-driven actions: Transforming higher education for global sustainability, prepared by Independent Expert Group on the Universities and the 2030 Agenda, UNESCO, 2022.
- Seminar 3: Wednesday 15 March 2023, 14:00-15:30 (Paris time)
Reimagining Our Futures Together: A new social contract for education, Report from the International Commission on the Futures of Education, UNESCO 2021.
Transforming Education: An urgent political imperative for our collective future, Vision Statement of Secretary-General of United Nations, delivered at the Transforming Education Summit, New York, September 2022.
Registration links for Seminars 2 and 3 will be available soon.
We invite ideas for future Seminars from across the UNITWIN/UNESCO Chairs Programme. If you wish propose an event or to be considered as a expert speaker for a UNESCO Chairs Seminar or Public Lecture, please send a one page concept note to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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