Higher Education and Research

An invitational Global Forum, organized by the Council of Europe and the US Steering Committee of the International Consortium for Higher Education, Civic Responsibility and Democracy will address the issue of converging competences for diversity and sustainable democracy and the role of higher education in developing these competences. The conference will be hosted at the Council of Europe on October 2-3, 2008.

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Venue of the Forum

Last update: 13 November 2008

Council of Europe
AGORA Building

Room G03
Allée des Droits de l’Homme



Council of Europe
Higher Education and Research Division
67075-Strasbourg, France


M. Jean-Philippe RESTOUEIX

Ms Mireille WENDLING

Fax: + 33 (0)3 88 41 27 06


Information documents

Programme of the Forum

Powerpoint presentations
· Ding-Jo Currie
· Stephen Adam – I
· Stephen Adam – II
· Ayne Hyland
· Lars Lynge Nielsen
· Zarko Nozika

Synopsis & Biographical information

Conclusions & recommendations of the Forum

Final report by Manja Klemenčič

List of participants

Examples of good practice

Reference documents

· 2006 Forum and Declaration on the Responsibility of Higher Education for a Democratic Culture, 23 June 2006
· Launch of the publication of the White Paper on Intercultural Dialogue

Links to partner organisations

European partners
· Council of Europe Steering Committee for Higher Education and Research (CDESR) http://www.coe.int/t/dg4/highereducation/
· European Association of Institutions in Higher Education (EURASHE) http://www.eurashe.eu
· European University Association (EUA) http://www.eua.be
· National Unions of Students in Europe (ESIB) http://www.esib.org/

American partners
· American Council on Education (ACE) http://www.acenet.edu
· Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) http://www.aacu.org/
· Campus Compact http://www.compact.org

International partners
· International Consortium for Higher Education, Civic Responsibility and Democracy http://www.upenn.edu/ccp/international-consortium/home.html