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UNU/UNESCO International Conference:
Globalization 2007

Programme for Day 2
(August 30, 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

Webcast

Speakers' biographies

Workshops: "Globalization and Higher Education: Challenges and Opportunities"

09:30-10:00

Opening Plenary Session

Opening remarks and clarification of the workshop structure, objective and aims.

Co-Chairs: Hans van Ginkel, Rector, UNU and Hans d'Orville, Director, Bureau of Strategic Planning, UNESCO

10:15-13:00

Parallel Workshop Sessions

Presenters will introduce the salient issues in each of the workshops; presentations will be followed by comments and discussions. The afternoon meetings are reserved for discussions to identify points of view, suggestions and recommendations. These can be further elaborated in the future and could contribute to the World Conference on Higher Education + 10 and the World Conference on Science + 10 process, among others.

Papers and presentations delivered by workshop participants have been combined into single PDF documents and can be found in the "Workshop Documents" list for each workshop.

WORKSHOP 1
Research for Innovation and Human and Social Development

(Location: 12F Meeting Room)

Workshop Documents

Report
(140 KB PDF)

Papers & Presentations
(744 KB PDF)

Chair: A.H. Zakri, Director, UNU Institute of Advanced Studies
Coordinator: Balakrishna Pisupati, Research Fellow and Team Leader of Biodiplomacy Programme, UNU-IAS
Rapporteurs: Wendy Elliot, Junior Professional, UNU-IAS

Presenters:

WORKSHOP 2
Education for Democracy, Dialogue and Peace

(Location: 2F Reception Hall)

Workshop Documents

Report
(24 KB PDF)

Papers & Presentations
(232 KB PDF)

Chair: Yozo Yokota, Special Adviser to the Rector, UNU
Coordinator: Vesselin Popovski, Senior Academic Programme Officer, Director of Studies on International Order and Justice
Rapporteur: Morten B. Pedersen, JSPS-UNU Postdoctoral Fellow

Presenters:

WORKSHOP 3
Intercultural Leadership and Change

(Location: 1F GEIC Exhibition Room)

Workshop Documents

Report
(36 KB PDF)

Papers & Presentations
(840 KB PDF)

Chair: Jairam Reddy, Director, United Nations University International Leadership Institute
Rapporteur: Nicholas Turner, Research Assistant, Peace and Governance Programme, UNU

Presenters:

WORKSHOP 4
Education for Sustainable Development

(Location: 5F Rose Hall)

Workshop Documents

Report
(24 KB PDF)

Papers & Presentations
(3.7 MB PDF)

Chair: Maria C.E. (Rietje) van Dam-Mieras, Chair, Natural Sciences , Open University of The Netherlands, Visiting Professor at UNU on Education for Sustainable Development
Coordinator: Katsunori Suzuki, Senior Visiting Fellow, UNU-IAS and Yoshihiro Natori, Senior Fellow, UNU-IAS
Rapporteur: Yoko Mochizuki, ESD Specialist, UNU-IAS and David Mutekanga, JSPS-UNU Postdoctoral Fellow

Presenters:

WORKSHOP 5
Access and Success

(Location: 5F Committee Room No. 1)

Workshop Documents

Report
(56 KB PDF)

Papers & Presentations
(500 KB PDF)

Chair: Eva Egron-Polak, Secretary-General, International Association of Universities
Coordinator and Rapporteur: Christina Lloyd, Head of Teaching and Learner Support, Student Services, The Open University, UK

Presenters:

WORKSHOP 6
E-learning

(Location: Media Studio)

Workshop Documents

Report
(40 KB PDF)

Papers & Presentations
(6 MB PDF)

Chair: Norman H. Okamura, Telecommunication Specialist, Social Science Research Institute, University of Hawaii
Coordinator & Presenter: Brendan Barrett, Head of UNU-Online Learning and co-founder of the Media Studio, UNU
Rapporteur: Andreina Lairet, eCourse Producer, Media Studio, UNU

Presenters:

13:00-14:30

Lunch Break

14:30-16:00

Parallel Workshops Sessions

Discussions continued: Policy Recommendations

16:00-16.30

Coffee Break

16:30-18:00

Plenary Session

Co-Chairs: Hans van Ginkel, Rector, UNU and Hans d'Orville, Director, Bureau of Strategic Planning, UNESCO

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