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Making History: The Importance of a New Global Convention on the Recognition of Higher Education Qualifications
Student mobility is recognized as a global priority for realizing the Education 2030 Agenda.To this end, UNESCO is working on the preparation of a new Global Convention on the Recognition of Higher Education Qualifications, which will build on the Regional Recognition Conventions. Two members of the Drafting Committee of the new Convention, Natasha Sawh and Stig Arne Skjerven, explain for Wide Angle the need of such a global legal instrument.