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UNU/UNESCO International Conference:
Globalization 2007

Speakers and panellists from the 2007 UNU/UNESCO international conference on globalization and higher education
Speakers and panellists from the 2007 UNU/UNESCO international conference on globalization and higher education. Photo: UNU
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Programme for Day 1
(August 29, U Thant Hall, UN House, Tokyo)


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Leaflet
(160 KB PDF)



Background Paper
by Hans d'Orville, Director, Bureau of Strategic Planning, UNESCO

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Speakers' biographies

Master of Ceremonies
Hatsuhisa Takashima
Special Adviser to the UNU Rector (Media and Public Relations)

10:00–10:45

Opening Remarks and Introduction

Yamamoto (Japanese, 96 KB PDF)

Kiso (96 KB PDF)

Matsuura (1.5 MB PDF)

van Ginkel (40 KB PDF)

10:45-11:00

Coffee Break

11:00-13:00

Keynote Presentations on "Globalization and the Changing Roles of Higher Education"

Co-Chairs: Koïchiro Matsuura, Director-General, UNESCO, and Hans van Ginkel, Rector, UNU

Keynote speakers will present an overview of the changing roles of Higher Education in an increasingly knowledge-intensive globalized world. A brief Q&A period will follow each presentation.

Kawaguchi (Japanese, 152 KB PDF)

Ritzen (196 KB PDF)

Assié-Lumumba (48 KB PDF)

Yoshikawa (352 KB PDF)

Lindberg (28 KB PDF)

Giró (36 KB PDF)
Giró, presentation (64 KB PDF)

13:00-14:15

Lunch Break

14:15-14:30

Group photograph (speakers, panellists, & chairs)

14:30-18:15

Panel Discussion on Globalization and Higher Education: Emerging Themes and Patterns

14:30-16:15

Panel 1: Higher Education and Societal Needs

Chair: Hans d'Orville, Director, Bureau of Strategic Planning, UNESCO

Takahashi (84 KB PDF)

Wiley (7.7 MB PDF)

Sadlak (40 KB PDF)

16:15-16:30

Coffee Break

16:30-18:15

Panel 2: Strengthening African Higher Education

Chair: Hans van Ginkel, Rector, UNU

Hassan, presentation (1.9 MB PDF)

Babès (French, 508 KB PDF)

Ngubane, presentation (40 KB PDF)

Nagao (124 KB PDF)
Nagao, presentation (144 KB PDF)

Matos, presentation (216 KB PDF)

18:30

Reception

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