Sapienza University of Rome organises this event, on April 17 in Rome, as an activity of the Erasmus+ project inHERE (Higher Education Supporting Refugees in Europe), in which the University of Barcelona takes part.
Sapienza University of Rome organises, in collaboration with UNHCR, the conference “Integration of Refugees in Europe: the role of Universities”, which will be held in Rome on April 17, 2018, starting at 9.00 am in the Aula Magna of Sapienza.
The event is part of the activities of the Erasmus+ project inHERE (Higher Education supporting Refugees in Europe), coordinated by UNIMED in partnership with the University of Barcelona, the European Universities Association (EUA) and Campus France.
The conference aims to be an opportunity for debate and discussion, in order to promote the opportunities offered by European universities to facilitate the integration and access of refugees in higher education institutions.
The event will be attended by experts, academics and officials from Italian and European universities active in the promotion of refugee and migrant rights and interested in presenting successful experiences within their universities.
The conference will be introduced by Eugenio Gaudio, Rector of Sapienza University. Interventions will follow by Felipe Camargo, representative of the UNHCR Regional Office for Southern Europe; Constance Hermanin, political advisor to the Italian Ministry of Justice and member of the Alliance of Leading Universities on Migration (ALUM) and Kostas Moschochoritis, Secretary General of INTERSOS.
This news is related to the following SDG of 2030 Agenda:
SDG 4. Quality education
Target 4.3: By 2030, ensure equal access for all women and men to affordable and quality technical, vocational and tertiary education, including university.
SDG 10. Reduced inequalities
Target 10.7: Facilitate orderly, safe, regular and responsible migration and mobility of people, including through the implementation of planned and well-managed migration policies.