http://www.unizg.hr/fileadmin/cms/slika1.jpgGlobal event with sponsorship of the UNESCO Education Sector's Section for Higher Education, "The 1st Global Convention of UNESCO Chairs in Higher Education", 14 - 15 October 2011, Center for Advanced Academic Studies of the University of Zagreb, Dubrovnik, Croatia. UNESCO Chairs, UNITWIN Networks and Inter-University cooperation.
Organized by the University of Zagreb UNESCO Chair for Governance and Management of Higher Education group (Matko Barišić, Pavel Gregorić, Ksenija Grubišić, Helena Jasna Mencer, Marko Rogošić, Hrvoje Šikić and Ksenija Turković), with generous assistance of Aleksa Bjeliš, Rector of the University of Zagreb and with sponsorship of the UNESCO Education Sector's Section for Higher Education in Paris, France.
UNESCO Education Sector’s Section for Higher Education and the UNESCO Chair in Governance and Management of Higher Education of the University of Zagreb are joint organizers of the 1st Global Convention of UNESCO Chairs in Higher Education. The Convention will take place in the beautiful coastal town of Dubrovnik, from 14 to 15 October 2011.
The participants will arrive on Thursday 13 October. They will be accommodated in two different three-star hotels in Dubrovnik, both close to the Postgraduate Center of the University of Zagreb where the Convention will take place.
The first day of the convention will be devoted to the question of diversification of universities on global, regional and national levels. We have invited prominent speakers for this session, including NN1 and NN2. You are invited to take active part in the panels and discussions.
On the second day of the convention, every UNESCO Chair will give a presentation of no more than 5 minutes, summarizing the past, present and future activities of the Chair. This should provide with a level of acquaintance sufficient for exploring the possibilities of joint projects on different levels in the discussions. There will be six short presentation in each of the four sessions.
After the presentations, discussions and a joint dinner, in two morning sessions of the third day, the Chairs will have an opportunity to present and discuss ideas for future joint projects and activities.