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
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.
"I want to go even further, investigate further and develop a strategy for a practical implementation of the research.", Hazem
GP4SYS strongly supports the expansion of legal and safe complementary pathways in response to international protection needs, notably for students in emergency situations!
Portuguese Minister of Foreign Affairs call for joining the Rapid Response Mechanism for Higher Education in Emergencies (RRM). (See video in Portuguese)
Thanks to all the participants of the Photo Contest Building Resilience for Everyday Life - Focus on Syrians.
«In good time, President Jorge Sampaio decided to establish the "Global Platform for Syrian Students", consolidating Portugal as a host State for the victims of the war, in the vein of our national tradition, committed to upholding the values of humanity, peace and openness to other peoples and cultures.», said National Defense Minister
The Global Platform for Syrian Students is glad to announce that a new group of 55 students arrived to Portugal on Saturday 26 May 2018.
Read a nice article written about Khuloud, a former Syrian student supported by the GP4SYS, today engineer who stands out in EDP Distribuição.
"It is with great honor that Grupo Elevo joins forces with Dr. Jorge Sampaio and the GP4SYS Platform, especially given our Former President’s prestige and the relevance of this initiative during these trying times for the people of Syria. We strongly believe that the private sector plays a pivotal role in the development of societies in vulnerable states and as such, we are proud to support this global effort”, said Gilberto Silveira Rodrigues.
Já ouviu falar do músico palestino-sírio Aeham Ahmad, que no meio das ruínas de Al Yarmouk, no sul de Damasco, tocava piano para alegrar a vida das crianças sírias? Pois a música tem esse poder, o de fazer renascer a esperança mesmo nas situações mais desesperadas.
Doing More, Better and Faster. Setting up a Rapid Response Mechanism for Higher Education in Emergencies
“The gesture is very simple: I must decorate President Jorge Sampaio. It’s hard because he has almost all decorations of the country, but it must be – yes of course - because it’s a way of saying thank you. We admire, we love you, but we trust. Your’re there and you’ll be there working together with all those institutions and people for peace, for solidarity, for social justice, for knowledge, for science, for culture, for the future”, said Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, President of the Portuguese Republic