Global recognition for the Rapid Response Mechanism for Higher Education in Emergencies (RRM) at the Paris Peace Forum – Congratulations to all our partners and supporters !

The Global Platform for Syrian Students will organise an International Workshop on “Higher Education in Emergencies - Doing More, Better and Faster” ”, initially scheduled for 2nd  December, has been postponed to January 20, 2020 at the same venue, the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, in Lisbon, Portugal.

We apologise to those of you who have already booked for the Workshop. We very much hope to see you on the new date, Monday, January 20. Come and join us to help advance the agenda of higher education in emergencies!

 

20 January 2020 | Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation | Lisbon (Portugal)

From 11 to 13 november 2019 | Paris (France)

 

The Rapid Response Mechanism for Higher Education in Emergencies (RRM) will be featured at the Paris Peace Forum (PPF) to be held in Paris from 11th to 13th November 2019 at la Grande Halle de La Villlette, in Paris, together with about a hundred of creative governance projects from around the world.

 

The platform Português mais Perto, a partnership between Camões, I.P. and Porto Editora, has dozens of interactive lessons to teach the language, allowing the student to learn autonomously, or as a second option, the student will have the support of a tutor. It has two possibilities: Portuguese Mother Tongue, for students who have studied in Portugal and have the goal to go back to school in Portugal, and Portuguese as Heritage Language, for students who have always studied abroad.

 

Let´s celebrate the World Refugee Day! 

 

Join us to set up a Rapid Response Mechanism for Higher Education in Emergencies (RRM) to boost higher education opportunities for refugees and forced displaced students. See a video presentation of the RRM below.

Together We Can Make it Happen! 

 

 

Laboratory of Collaborative Robotics of the Faculty of Sciences and Technology of the University of Coimbra (FCTUC) develop software for a new generation of collaborative robots. Mohammmad, alumni of GP4SYS, is member of the team developing this software.

 

The Secretary General of the Global Platform for Syrian Students shares information about our initiative and explains why is important to support higher education in emergencies.

 

The Charity Art Auction will take place on Thursday 30th May at 07h30 pm at the Champalimaud Exhibition Center (Av. Brasília, 1400-038 Lisbon). Art works will be exhibited before the charity auction on 28 and 29 May.

​​​​​A Scholarships for Excellence has been awarded by the University of Minho to our student Sarah. 

More news on the Amazing Prize awarded to Vartan Gregorian and Jorge Sampaio by Refugee International

"Artists have come together in a show of solidarity to support the cause of providing higher education to Syrian students. Now it is your turn. A small gesture makes all the difference. Do not miss this opportunity to change a life. Join us at the Auction. I´ll be waiting for you", Jorge Sampaio, Chairman of the Global Platform for Syrian Students

From 21 to 22 May 2019 | Paris (France)

From 21 to 24 May 2019 | Paris (France)

The Institute of International Education's Platform for Education in Emergencies Response (IIE PEER) hosted its first annual forum on Thursday, April 4, 2019 in New York City.

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