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Speeches

 

 

09h15 - 11h00

Opening

Isabel Mota
Isabel Mota, President of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation

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António Costa, Portuguese Prime Minister

 

Jorge Sampaio
Jorge Sampaio, President of the Global Platform for Syrian Students

 

Plenary Session – Higher Education in Emergencies Matters!

Jose Filipe Moraes Cabral
Moderator: Moraes Cabral, the Portuguese Special Envoy for Higher Education in Emergencies and former Ambassador to UN and UNESCO

Antonio Guterres
António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General

Ahmed Aboul Gheit
Ahmed Abul Gheit, Secretary General of the League of Arab States

Christos Stylianides
Christos Stilyanides, EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid

Kristalina Georgieva
Kristalina Georgieva, Director World Bank

Dr Helena Ndume
Helena Ndume, Ophthalmologist, First co-Laureate of the UN Mandela Prize

Tariq Al Gurg 2
Tariq Al Gurg (CeO Dubai Cares)

Angela Merkel
Angela Merkel, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany

11h20 - 11h35 World Premiere Book Presentation by SANSOM MILTON – “ Higher Education and Post-Conflict Recovery”
11h35 - 12h35

High Level Plenary Session – Unleashing the Transformative Potential of Higher Education in Emergencies


Moderator: Professor Gustavo Cardoso, University Institute of Lisbon – ISCTE

Audrey Azoulay
Audrey Azoulay, Director General of the UNESCO

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HRH Princess Rym Ali, Founder of the Jordan Institute


AbdulAziz Al Babtain
Abdulazziz Al-Babtain, President Al Babtain Foundation

Allan E Goodman
Allan Goodman, President of the Institute of International Education

Antonio Vitorino
António Vitorino, Former EU Commissionner


Daniel Endres
Daniel Endres, Director of the Division of Resilience and Solutions, UNHCR

Christian Muller
Christian Müller, Director DAAD

Nasreen Mahmud Kasuri
Nasreen Mahmud Kasuri, Founder of Beaconhouse School System, Pakistan

12h35 - 13h30

Motion – International education is complicit in the growing sentiments of nationalist populism, as its mostly serves to create a class of global elites

Anna Hobbiss
Facilitator: Anna Hobbiss

Augusto Santos Silva
Augusto Santos Silva, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Portugal

Luis Filipe Lopes Tavares
Luis Lopes Tavares, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cape Vert

Ioannis Amanatidis
Ioannis Amanatidis, Deputy Foreign Minister, Greece

Tomas Bocek
Tomáš Boček, Special Representative of the Secretary General on Migration and Refugees, Council of Europe


Mohamed Abu Salah, Secretary General at the Ministry of Education, Vocational Training, Higher Education and Scientific Research

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Ayse Ayhan Asya, Adviser to the Secretary General of the Union for the Mediterranean

15h00 - 16h30 3 Breakout Sessions in Parallel

BS 1 - Integrating refugees and students in forced mobility into higher education - Challenges, Best Practices and Lessons earned


Moderator: Rita Nogueira

Michelle Manks
Michelle Manks, WUSC Student Refugee Program, Canada

Jennifer Roberts
Jennifer Roberts, UNHCR Turkey

Mehmet Nuri Gultekin
Mehmet Nuri Gultekin, Gaziantep University, Turkey

Nur Incetahtaci
Nur Incetahtaci, Gaziantep University, Turkey

Carla Martins
Carla Martins, Vice-Rector of Minho University, Portugal

Henriette Stoeber
Henriette Stoeber, European University Association

Oula Abu Amsha
Oula Abu-Amsha, Agora Education, Jordan

Ayla Bonfiglio
Ayla Bonfiglio, CELL Foundation, The Netherlands

David Holdcroft
David Holdcroft, Jesuit Refugee Service

BS 2 - Collaborating for Higher Impact – Small Changes that make Quantum Leaps


Moderator: Ana M. Nunes

Graham Wilkie
Graham Wilkie, EU Commission

Joao Alberto Sobrinho Teixeira
João Teixeira Sobrinho, President of Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal

Mosleh Duhoky
Mosleh Duhoky, Rector of the University of Duhok, Iraq-Kurdistan

Marcello Scalisi
Marcello Scalisi, UNIMED

Keith David Watenpaugh
Keith Watenpaugh, University of California Davis and the Article 26 Backpack™

BS 3 - Blended Financing Strategies for Higher Education in Emergencies

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Moderator: António Peres Metelo

Bernardo Empis Meira 2
Bernardo Empis Meira, BlueCrow Capital and the BlueCrow Dynamic Fund I

Bibi Sattar 2
Bibi Sattar Marques, BlueCrow Capital and the BlueCrow Dynamic Fund I

Andreas Snildal
Andreas Snildal, UNESCO Specialist Programme


Dalia Sendra, Global Platform for Syrian Students

15h00 - 16h45 2 Action Network Sessions in parallel (by invitation only)
ANS 1 - Rebuilding Syria from Within
15h00 - 16h45 ANS 2 - Strengthening Human Resources for Health in War-Torn Syria
17h00 - 17h45

Plenary Session - Doing More, Better and Faster - A Rapid Response Mechanism for Higher Education in Emergencies

Manuel Assuncao 2
Moderator: Manuel Assunção, Rector of Aveiro University, Portugal

Manuel Heitor
Manuel Heitor, Minister of Science,Technology and Higher Education

Allan E Goodman
Allan Goodman, President of the IIE

Iqbal Riza
Iqbal Riza, former UN Diplomat

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Marta Espelta, Fundació La Caixa

Rasha Faek
Racha Faek, Al Fanar

Vartan Gregorian
Vartan Gregorian, President of the Carnegie Corporation of New York

Jorge Sampaio
Jorge Sampaio, President of the Global Platform for Syrian Students

17h45 - 18h30

Closely Plenary Session - Let’s move on

Augusto Santos Silva
Augusto Santos Silva, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Portugal

Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa
Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, President of the Portuguese Republic

ABOUT GP4SYS

The Global Platform for Syrian Students is a non-profit multi-stakeholders organisation, founded in November 2013, by Jorge Sampaio, former President of Portugal, with the support of a core group of institutional partners, namely the Council of Europe, the League of Arab States, the International Organization of Migrations (IOM) and the Institute of International Education (IIE).

www.globalplatformforsyrianstudents.org

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