Fair and transparent recognition of refugees qualifications towards successful participation in higher education and labour market

29 September 2021 Online

A webinar moderated by Katia Dolgova-Dreyer, the Council of Europe co-Secretary of the Lisbon Recognition Convention Committee and the ENIC Network, took place on 29 September and gathered over 70 credential evaluators from the ENIC and NARIC centres. On the basis of presentations by the Danish,...

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Council of Europe at the World University Service Conference on the human right to quality education

23 September 2021 Vienna

The World University Service was established in Vienna in 1920, and the Council of Europe worked extensively with WUS in South East Europe in the 1990s and 2000s. The conference marking WUS’ centenary (postponed for a year because of COVID) was held in Vienna on September 21 – 23, 2021 and...

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Higher education must develop democratic competences

19 September 2021 Online

In this article in University World News, published on September 19, the Head of the Council of Europe Education Department, Sjur Bergan, and the Secretary General of the International Association of Universities, Hilligje van’t Land, argue that higher education needs to play a key role in...

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Credentials evaluators trained on evaluating the qualifications of Afghan refugees

10 September 2021 Online

More than 90 participants from almost all national recognition centres (ENIC-NARIC offices) in Europe, as well as from Australia, the United States and New Zealand participated in an online training course on evaluating qualifications from Afghan refugees, on Friday 10 September 2021. The...

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Focus on Afghanistan - Training offered for evaluating Afghan refugee credentials

3 September 2021 Strasbourg / Online

With the sudden flight of thousands of Afghans, the question of how their qualifications can be assessed and recognized is now high on the agendas of recognition authorities across Europe. To meet these challenges, the European Qualifications Passport for Refugees (EQPR) has developed a specified...

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