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The IAU represents its Members at a variety of events around the world to present its work and share expertise on strategic issues for higher education. The IAU President and Board members, the Secretary General and senior staff from the secretariat are invited to share views and expertise with the higher education community.


- 9 December: Pam Fredman, Nobel Week Dialogue - Into the unknown: Uncertainty, risk and opportunity - Gothenburg, Sweden


- 27-28 November: Giorgio Marinoni and Eva Egron-Polak, 1st ISAS visit (Internationalization Strategy Advisory Service) to the University of Bologna, Italy

- 26 November: Hilligje van’t Land, Meeting of Ministers of Education of the States Parties to the European Cultural Convention, organised under the French Presidency of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe on the theme “Citizenship education in the digital era”, Paris, France

- 21-22 November: Hilligje van’t Land and Andreas Corcoran, 10th Donor Harmonization Group Forum 2019, London, UK

- 12-13 & 13-15 November: IAU 2019 Global Meeting of Associations and IAU 2019 International Conference, Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla, Puebla, Mexico


- 16–17 October: Pam Fredman, Marta Losada, Roberto Escalante and Eva Egron-Polak, MCO 2019 Conference and Ceremony - University Freedoms and Responsibilities: Responding to the Challenges of the Future, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada

- 7-9 October: Hilligje van’t Land, E4J High Level Conference - Educating for the Rule of Law, Vienna, Austria

- 2-4 October: Pornchai Mongkhonvanit and Hilligje van’t Land, Tsukuba Conference 2019 - How do science, technology and innovation contribute to achieving Society 5.0 and SDGs?, Tsukuba, Japan


- 24–27 September: Hilligje van’t Land and Giorgio Marinoni, 31st Annual EAIE Conference, Helsinki, Finland

- 10-11 September: Hilligje van’t Land, EIT Digital Conference and Partner Event - ’For a Strong Digital Europe’, Brussels, Belgium

- 11 September: Giorgio Marinoni, Les Midis de l’ARES - Internationalisation de l’enseignement supérieur : bilan, perspectives et défis au niveau mondial, européen et de la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles, Bruxelles, Belgique


- 21-23 August: Giorgio Marinoni, IEASA 2019 Conference, Internationalisation of Higher Education in the Context of the 4th Industrial Revolution: Innovation, Diversity, Inequality and Inclusivity, Cape Town, South Africa


- 9-12 July: Hilligje van’t Land and Stefanie Mallow, United Nations High-Level Political Forum, New York, USA

- 2-3 July: Hilligje van’t Land, UNESCO 2019 Forum on Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship, Ha Noi, Viet Nam


- 21 June: Giorgio Marinoni, Developing networks and alliances – The European sector perspective, a Dialogue on Enhancing international competitiveness of universities - a European perspective, co-organized by the British Council and Université PSL, Collège de France, Paris, France

- 5-7 June: Pam Fredman, Global University Leaders Council Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany


- 11-15 May: Hilligje van’t Land and Giorgio Marinoni, 7th ASEF Rectors’ Conference and Students’ Forum (ARC7), Bucharest, Romania

- 27-28-29 May: Hilligje van’t Land, 3ème conférence internationale de la Chaire UNESCO Education, Formation et Recherche en Développement Durable - L’éducation au Développement Durable, levier de transition pour nos sociétés, Bordeaux, France

- 26-31 May: Giorgio Marinoni, NAFSA 2019 Annual Conference & Expo, "Global Leadership, Learning, and Change., Washington, D.C., USA


- 13-17 April: Hilligje van’t Land, FAUBAI 2019 Conference, Belem, Brazil

- 11-12 April: Hilligje van’t Land, 2019 EUA Annual Conference, Paris, France


- 30 March: Pam Fredman, Rethinking Higher Education: Inspired by the Sustainable Development Goals, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden

- 26-27 March: Hilligje van’t Land, the Meeting of the Expert Group for Council of Europe’s Reference Framework of Competences for Democratic Culture, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary

- 18-22 March: Hilligje van’t Land, the Second Intergovernmental Meeting on the Global Convention on the Recognition of Higher Education Qualifications, UNESCO headquarters, Paris, France

- 11-12 March: Hilligje van’t Land, the 6th SDG-Education 2030 Steering Committee meeting, UNESCO headquarters, Paris, France


- 11-12 February: Hilligje van’t Land at the Helsinki University to advise on its institutional strategy, Helsinki, Finland
- 7-8 February: Pam Fredman, SDG Conference Bergen, Re: thinking, Re: wording, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway


- 14-16 January: Hilligje van’t Land at the THE Emerging Economies Summit, Qatar University, Doha, Qatar


- 18 December: Amanda Sudic, ‘Matinée’ Education Sector of Association des Professionnels de l’Information et de la Documentation (ADBS) at the UNESCO International Institute for Education Planning (IIEP) , Paris, France

- 17-19 December: Hilligje van’t Land and the Secretariat staff at the International Conference of NGOs, UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France

- 13-14 December:Hilligje van’t Land, the UNESCO International Institute for Education Planning (IIEP) to discuss its new international research project on “SDG4: Planning for flexible learning pathways in higher education” in Paris, France

- 5-7 December:Hilligje van’t Land and Carine Sébast, the Global Convention on the Recognition of
Higher Education Qualifications, UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France

- 3-5 December:Hilligje van’t Land, the UNESCO Global Education Meeting (GEM 2018), in Brussels, Belgium


- 28-29 November:Hilligje van’t Land, the Swiss Agency of Accrediation and Quality Assurance (AAQ) Institutional Accreditation Day 2018, Bern, Switzerland


- 29-31 October:Hilligje van’t Land, the Hearing on Competences for Democratic Culture and Higher Education (CDC-HE), Council of Europe, Strasbourg, France

- 25 October:Hilligje van’t Land, the Convocation of the 10th meeting of the Steering Committee for Education Policy and Practice (CDPPE), Council of Europe, Strasbourg, France

- 24 October:Hilligje van’t Land, the Europe and North America 2030 Education Consultation jointly convened by UNESCO in close cooperation with the Council of Europe (CoE) and the European Commission, at the CoE, in Strasbourg, France.

- 17-19 October: Stefanie Mallow, Copernicus Alliance: Future Forward Summit, Brussels, Belgium
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- 15 October: Giorgio Marinoni, Le Programme national d’aide à l’Accueil en Urgence des Scientifiques en Exil (PAUSE), PAUSE Network Day, College de France, Paris, France

- 5 October:Hilligje van’t Land, U-Multirank Advisory Board Meeting


- 26-27 September: Hilligje van’t Land at the Western Balkans Regional Meeting on Ethics and Integrity in Higher Education in Skopje, Macedonia. The meeting was organised within the framework of the joint European Union and Council of Europe action “Strengthen integrity and combat corruption in higher education”.

- 17-19 September: Pam Fredman and Eva Egron-Polak at the 30th Anniversary of the Magna Charta Universitatum - University values in a changing world in Salamanca, Spain

- 11-14 September: Giorgio Marinoni and Hilligje van’t Land, EAIE 2018 conference, Geneva


- 28 August -2 September: Giorgio Marinoni, 70th anniversary of Tabriz University, Iran

JULY 2018

- 8-10 July: Hilligje van’t Land, Jordan Academic Society, Amman

JUNE 2018

- 27 June: Hilligje van’t Land and Stefanie Mallow Symposium "Professions within Higher Education, contributers to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)", Paris, France
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25 June: Hilligje van’t Land Sustainability Curriculum Consortium Faculty Conference 2018, Pittsburgh, USA (IAU remote)
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- 20-21 June: Amanda Sudic, UNESCO-IFAP 10th session of the Intergovernmental Council, Paris, France
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- 18-19 June: Carine Sébast ENIC Naric Network Meeting, Prague, Czech Republic

- 11-13 June: Pornchai Mongkhonvanit ISCN Conference "Sustainable Development, acting with purpose", Stockholm, Sweden
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- 7 June: Pam Fredman spoke at the Conference on “Higher Education in a Challenging World” organised by the Romanian National Council of Rectors (CNR), the National University of Political Studies and Public Administration (SNSPA), in partnership with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF).

- June: Prof Abdulganjyu Ambali, Vice Chancellor, Ilorin University Nigeria and IAU Vice President, represented the IAU at the African Association of Universities (AAU) Board meeting.

MAY 2018

- 25-25 May: Hilligje van’t Land, EHEA Ministerial Conference, Paris, France
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- 23 May: Hilligje van’t Land, Observatory Magna Charta (MCO) Seminar, Paris
Event website: Integrity: a Cornerstone Value for Higher Education and Research

- 21-22 May: Pam Fredman, IV Universia International Rectors’ Meeting, Salamanca, Spain

APRIL 2018

- 25-27 April: Hilligje van’t Land and Stefanie Mallow, UNESCO Global Action Programme on ESD, Costa Rica

- 12-13 April: Hilligje van’t Land , 2018 Annual Groningen Declaration Network (GDN) Meeting, Paris, France
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- 5-6 April: Hilligje van’t Land , EUA 2018 Annual Conference: Engaged and responsible universities shaping Europe
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MARCH 2018

- 14-15 March : Hilligje van’t Land, International Cooperation in Education Conference 2018, Bodø, Norway
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- 9 March : Hilligje van’t Land, U-Multirank Meeting


- 19 February : Hilligje van’t Land, Council of Europe Meeting on Higher Education and Democracy, Strasbourg, France

- 15 February : Hilligje van’t Land, UNESCO Regional Consultation Meeting for Western Europe bon Quality Assurance in Higher Education, Geneva, Switzerland
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- 8-9 February: Hilligje van’t Land, SDG conference on Knowledge for Our Common Future, Bergen, Norway
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- 31 January - 1st February: Hilligje van’t Land, CHEA 2018 Annual Conference & CIQG 2018 Annual Meeting: A Global Quality Forum, Washington DC, USA
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- 25 January : Hilligje van’t Land, MIDIS / développement durable - Agenda 2030 : quel rôle pour les établissements d’enseignement supérieur ?
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- 5 - 8 dec: Hilligje van’t Land, First RCE Conference : Towards Achieving the SDGs, Okayama, Japan
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- 27 - 29 nov: Hilligje van’t Land, Bologna Process Researchers’ Conference, Bucharest, Roumania
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- 16 - 17 nov: Pam Fredman, Netter Center 25th Anniversary Conference, Philadelphia, USA
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- 13 - 14 nov: Hilligje van’t Land, Extraordinary Meeting of the Lisbon Recognition Convention Committee, Strasbourg, France

- 8 - 10 nov: Hilligje van’t Land, Donor Harmonisation Group, Stockholm, Sweden


- 25 - 28 oct: Hilligje van’t Land, 8th Prague Forum, Prague, Czech Republic
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- 18 - 19 sept: Hilligje van’t Land, GUNI International Conference on Sustainable Development Goals: Actors and Implementation, Barcelona, Spain
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- 12 - 15 sept: Hilligje van’t Land and Giorgio Marinoni, EAIE 2017 Conference, Seville, Spain
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- 30 août - 2 sept: Eva Egron-Polak, IAU former Secretary General and IAU Senior Fellow, Magna Carta Observatory Conference XXIX Anniversary, Pécs, Hungary
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