The An-Najah National University in Nablus hosted on June 26th the event “UNIMED meets Palestinian Universities”, organized by UNIMED with the collaboration of An-Najah National University. This initiative was open to all UNIMED Palestinian associated universities, and also to all other Palestinian universities interested in taking part to the meeting and to know more about UNIMED.
The event, was opened by the the speech of prof. Nidal Dweikat, Vice president of Planning and Quality Assurance, on behalf of the University President, and by Dr. Marcello Scalisi, UNIMED Director. More than 60 participants from Palestinian universities, Ministry of Higher education, research and study centres, NGOs, civil society associations, University incubators, the Municipality of Nablus, attended the event to discuss with the UNIMED Director, Dr. Marcello Scalisi, and part of his staff, how to strengthen the cooperation with Palestinian universities and to identify together new areas of cooperation and of a more fruitful collaboration in the coming years.
Some of the Erasmus+ funded projects have been presented such as UniGov project aimed at reinforcing the governance system of the HEIs in Palestine and the OpenMed project that seeks to expand knowledge and awareness on open education resources. This initiative of UNIMED is organized in the framework of a cycle of meetings at local level in the Southern Mediterranean countries, with the aim of presenting UNIMED’s activities, to allow the universities members of the network to meet each other, and discuss about priorities and new prospects of cooperation.
For further information about the meeting results, please find the Report of the event.