On 12 January 2019, ELA Expert Seminar on "Education Rights for Refugees, Illegal Immigrants, Displaced Persons" will take place at the Universidade Europeia, on the Campus of Santos, between 2:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Dia 12 de Janeiro de 2019, tem lugar, entre as 14h30 e as 18h00, na Universidade Europeia - Campus de Santos, o seminário sobre "Education Rights for Refugees, Illegal Immigrants, Displaced Persons".
14h30 | Coffee
14h45 | Welcome and Chair: Prof. Dr. Pedro Barbas Homem, Rector of the Universidade Europeia
15h00 | Keynote - President Jorge Sampaio
1) Former President of Portugal, founder and former High Representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations, Chaiman of the Global Platform for Syrian Students
2) Portuguese and International initiatives to boost Higher Education in Emergency situations: from the experience with Syrian students to the Rapid Response Mechanism for Higher Education in Emergencies
15h45 | Introduction and Chair:
Prof. Dr. Jan De Groof, President ELA, former UNESCO Chargé de Mission
Dra. Filipa Aragão Homem, Human Rights expert; former supervisor for Refugee Support Platform in a refugee camp
Education Rights of Refugees
16h15 | Panel – Comments by:
Prof. Dr. Merilin Kiviorg, University of Oxford, Wolfson College and Professor at University of Tartu
Dr. Maria Smirnova, Associate Human Rights Officer, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), Human Rights Council Branch, Geneva, Federal Centre for Educational Legislation, Moscow, The University of Manchester
Prof. Dr. Kurt Willems, Professor education law at the Catholic University of Leuven and Prof. dr. Johan Lievens, Assistant Professor in Constitutional Law at the Free University of Amsterdam
Prof. Dr. Pablo Meix Cereceda, Universidad de Castilla-La ancha
Dr. Gerencser Balazs, Associate Professor, Director of Ereky Public Law Research Center, Pázmány Péter Catholic University
Prof. Dr. Ingo Richter, Professor of Law, University of Tubingen and Paris – Nanterre
17h00 | Plenary Discussion
17h50 | Conclusions
Prof. Dr. Pedro Barbas Homem and Prof. dr. Jan De Groof
18h00 | Reception
A entrada é livre.