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.
“Higher Education in Emergencies: on the road to 2030” is now available. Get a copy here.
MONDAY, January 20, 2020 (Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation – Lisbon, Portugal)
The Global Platform for Syrian Students will organise an International Workshop on “Setting up a Rapid Response Mechanism for Higher Education in Emergencies to deliver more, better and faster”, initially scheduled for 2nd December, has been postponed to January 20, 2020 at the same venue, the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, in Lisbon, Portugal.
We apologise to those of you who have already booked for the Workshop. We very much hope to see you on the new date, Monday, January 20. Come and join us to help advance the agenda of higher education in emergencies!
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!
Laboratory of Collaborative Robotics of the Faculty of Sciences and Technology of the University of Coimbra (FCTUC) develop software for a new generation of collaborative robots. Mohammmad, alumni of GP4SYS, is member of the team developing this software.
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)