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Pre-draft to be updated on a regular basis.


08h30 Arrival Participants - Registration
09h00 Arrival - High Level Participants
09h30 - 11h30 Opening Session
  Welcome Speeches (3x10 min.)
High Level Panel + Respondents (60 min.)
Closing Speeches (3x10 min.)
11h00 - 11h30 Coffee Break
11h30 - 13h15 High Level Session: 'Higher Education in emergencies matters'
  Keynote Speaker (20 min.)
Debate (50 min.)
Motion on 'International education is complicit in the growing sentiments of nationalist populism, as it mostly serves to create a class of global elites.' (45 min.)
13h15 - 14h45 Lunch Buffet - Lunch Box
13h15 - 14h45 Lunch VIP (by invitation)
13h15 - 14h45 Advisory Sessions + Commitments Desks
15h00 - 16h30 3 Breakout Sessions in Parallel
  BS 1 - Integrating refugees and students in forced mobility into higher education - challenges, best practices and lessons learned
BS 2 - Collaborating for higher impact
BS 3 - Blended financing strategies for higher education in emergencies
16h30 - 17h00 Coffee Break
17h00 - 18h30 Closing Session
  Summing up the 3 breakouts (15 min.)
Doing More, Better and Faster: A Rapid Response Mechanism for Higher Education in Emergencies - Keynote Speaker (15 min.)
Students have the floor (30 min.)
Closing Speeches - 10x3
19h00 - 20h30 Social Event (by invitation)

 Revised on 7 February.


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The Global Platform for Syrian Students is a non-profit multi-stakeholders organisation, founded in November 2013, by Jorge Sampaio, former President of Portugal, with the support of a core group of institutional partners, namely the Council of Europe, the League of Arab States, the International Organization of Migrations (IOM) and the Institute of International Education (IIE).


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