Vasseur chairs session at York University’s Global Sustainable and Inclusive Internationalization Virtual Conference

Liette Vasseur, UNESCO Chair on Community Sustainability: From Local to Global and President, Canadian Commission for UNESCO, has been chosen as the Chair for a session at the Global Sustainable and Inclusive Internationalization Virtual Conference: Reimagining Approaches in Higher Education in an era of Global Uncertainties. Hosted by York University, the conference will bring together scholars, policymakers, sustainability experts and other key stakeholders.

Vasseur will chair Plenary Session 2: Student & professional mobility 2030 and beyond: transferability of degrees, credit transfer, refugees and immigrants
on Thursday, January 21 at 9:30 a.m.

Plenary Topic:
What are the grand challenges for higher education having a mobile student community and workforce today and in the future? How can universities/colleges help create welcoming structures in receiving societies? Who is winning and who is losing through this global mobility?

Dr. Ethel Valenzuela,
 Director, Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) Secretariat, Thailand
Fabio Nascimbeni, Senior Expert, UNIMED – Mediterranean Universities Union, Italy
Sjur Bergan, Head of Education Department, Council of Europe, Belgium

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