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General Assembly 2017 Presentations and Speeches

30 October 2017

Welcome

Celebrating Franco 

  • Hmaid Ben Aziza, Rector of the University of Tunis

Presentation of UNIMED Manifesto on Social Sciences and Humanities

Current developments in Higher Education in the Mediterranean Area

Euro-Mediterranean Cooperation: the role of the International Institutions

Euro-Mediterranean Cooperation from the European Commission perspective

  • Antoaneta Angelova-Krasteva, Director for Innovation, International Cooperation and Sport; Directorate for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture (DG EAC), European Commission
  • Maria Cristina Russo, Director for International Cooperation; Directorate-General for Research and Innovation (DG RTD), European Commission
  • Leonello Gabrici, Head of Division for Migration and Human Security, European External Action Service (EEAS)
  • Albert Tuijnam, Managerial Advisor, Education and Public Research, European Investment Bank (EIB)

 

31 October 2017

Showcase of UNIMED Projects

The H2020 Work Plan for 2018-2020 Euro-Mediterranean cooperation in Research
  • Maria Cristina Russo, Director for International Cooperation; Directorate-General for Research and Innovation (DG RTD), European Commission
  • Heba Gaber, Research and Innovation Regional Officer, DG Research and Innovation, European Commission
  • Raniero Chelli, Coordinator of EU Projects, UNIMED

Parallel Workshops (WS)

WS1: Challenged for the UNIMED Subnetwork on Food and Water: priorities in Euro-Mediterranean research 
Chaired by Gottlieb Basch, Associate Professor, Institute of Mediterranean Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (ICAAM), University of Evora
WS2: Refugee Education: Sharing experiences, in cooperation with IAU UNESCO Chair in Cultural Diplomacy, Governance and Education 
Chaired by Marco Di Donato, Project Manager, UNIMED and  Nazim Celal Irem, UNESCO Chair on Education for Sustainable Development – Istanbul Aydin University (IA)

WS3: Doctoral Education in a changing world
Chaired by Naim Ouaini, Minister’s Advisor, Minister of Education and Higher Education in Lebanon

WS4: Interreg Med Programme: An innovative system of cooperation among different stakeholders for a more integrated Mediterranean
Chaired by Ermete Mariani, Communication Manager, UNIMED

  • Curzio Cervelli, Coordinator, Joint Secretariat Interreg MED Programme
  • Sergio Ponsá Salas, Director Beta Technological Center, University of Vic – Central University of Catalonia
  • Josep Rodriguez, European Projects and International Relations – Tourism Department, Barcelona Provincial Council
  • Nelly Bourlion, Programme Officer, Plan Bleu UNEP MAP

Closing Remarks

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