The Role of Education

Wed, 2019-02-20 17:00 - 18:45

A panel discussion presented by PSIA in partnership with the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE)

The Role of Education in Upholding Universal Values

Wednesday 20 February 2019 | 5:00 pm-6:45 pm
Amphitheater Leroy-Beaulieu-Sorel, 27 rue Saint-Guillaume
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Introduced and moderated by Dr. Vanessa Scherrer, Vice President for International Affairs, Sciences Po

A panel discussion with:

Dr. Yann Algan, Dean, School of Public Affairs and Professor of Economics, Sciences Po
Ms. Vivian Onano, Youth Advisor, Global Education Monitoring Report, UNESCO
Prof. Kwesi Yankah, Minister of State in charge of Tertiary Education, Republic of Ghana
Dr. Oakleigh Welply, Assistant Professor, Durham University
Mr. Stavros Yiannouka, Chief Executive Officer, World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE).

This discussion will focus on how education plays a key role in fostering global citizenship as a solution to global issues such as rise of divisive socio-politics, poverty and climate change. By exploring how education systems influence local and global community building, this session will highlight efforts taken and challenges faced to uphold universal ethos of unity, dignity and diversity.

The panel discussion is present by the Paris School of International Affairs in partnership with the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE).

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