Work programme of the Bologna Follow-Up Group 2001-2003
UNESCO Conference on Globalization and Higher Education: Implications for North - South Dialogue
A conference to explore the challenges individual institutions and national higher education systems are facing in a global environment, in response to the pressures of an emerging knowledge society and economic growth is being organized by UNESCO and the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research in Oslo, Norway from 26-27 May 2003.
This conference, entitled "Globalization and Higher Education: Implications for North - South Dialogue" is a follow up to the Global Forum on International Quality Assurance, Accreditation and the Recognition of Qualifications launched as part of UNESCO's mission to respond to the ethical and political challenges of globalization. This Conference will focus on how policy makers and higher education institutions can develop a common platform on policy guidelines, frameworks and instruments, and UNESCO's role in this context, with a special focus on sharing responsibilities between the North and the South.