On 24 and 25 September 2019 at the Università degli Studi Internazionali di Roma – UNINT, the UNIMED, Union of the Universities of the Mediterranean, has organized an international conference entitled ” A step further towards vulnerable communities in the Middle East: The commitment of universities to the refugee crisis in the Middle East.”
The conference is part of the European RESCUE project, Support for the education of refugees in Mena Countries, and will see the participation of academics and experts from Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq as well as the interests of European international and academic organizations dealing with the issue. Al Fanar Media is participating in the event as Media Partner and its editor, David Wheeler will moderate the opening session.
EDU-SYRIA Project, represented by Dr.Dhiah Abou-Tair, took part in a roundtable entitled “Refugee crisis in the MENA region: RESCUE experience and beyond” during the conference on 24.09.2019.
The aim of the conference is to ensure a structured comparison between the various actors involved in the issue of refugees and education, to observe experiences from different sectors and to promote a multidisciplinary approach that allows to draw a concrete action plan that favors access to higher education.
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