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"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

 

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.

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

 

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! 

 

 

Students of the Global Platform for Syrian Students attended the 3rd edition of the annual Christmas Concert organized by the Polytechnic Institute of Lisbon. This year it took place on 6th December at the Escola Superior de Música de Lisboa (ESML).

Two Calls for Applications just launched!

Deadline for applying: 24 January 2020.

 

Higher Education in Emergencies: on the road to 2030” is now available. Get a copy here.

 

Congratulations to this talented team on their amazing achievement!

 

On 28 May the Permanent Mission of Portugal to the UN in Geneva and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, co-organized a virtual briefing on higher education opportunities as complementary pathways for admission to third countries. This session was attended by more than 120 participants from everywhere.

 

By Jorge Sampaio,

Former President of Portugal, Chairman of the Global Platform for Syrian Students

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