Conference    •    Ireland, Belfast   •   24th June 2014
Global Forum on Higher Education and Democratic Innovation



The Council of Europe, the International Consortium for Higher Education, Civic Responsibility and Democracy, the European Wergeland Centre, and Queen’s University, Belfast, Northern Ireland, will carry out the Global Forum on “Higher Education and Democratic Innovation”.
This Conference is part of the cooperation between different partners committed to promoting democracy, human rights and the rule of law as well as social cohesion and intercultural dialogue, and their belief in the key role of education in furthering these goals. 
Aims and objectives:
  • To strengthen the role of higher education in furthering democratic citizenship
  • To identify concretely the role that institutions of higher education can play in building mutually beneficial, democratic partnerships with their local communities
  • To stress the importance of the involvement of the different stakeholders: academic, 
administrations, students, local communities 
  • To develop further strategies to strengthen this role 
Please note that a high level of interest in the conference is expected, and as there is a limited number of places, registration will be closed when capacity is reached. You may register here.

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