From aid to partnership:
Enhancing development through education

Brussels, 17 October 2008

Programme

Thursday 16 October 2008

19:30         Seminar dinner @ Au Stekerlapatte

Friday 17 October 2008

9.00

Registrations and coffee

9.30

Welcome and introduction
Ulf Lie, Former Deputy Director, ACA

9.45

Opening keynote: The changing map of higher education - how  will it affect the cooperation between Africa and Europe?
Stamenka Uvalic-Trumbic, UNESCO Education, Chief, Section for Reform, Innovation and Quality Assurance

10.30

From Technical Assistance to International Joint Action:
quality assurance between partners.
Professor Chacha Nyaigotti-Chacha, Executive Secretary, Inter-University Council for East Africa
and
Christoph Hansert, Head, Higher Education Management and International Consultancy Projects, DAAD

11.15

Coffee

11.45

How does the EU work with Africa in higher education?
Irene Horejs, Head of Unit, DG Development, European Commission

12.30

Facts and fiction in the relations between Europe and Africa
Tor Halvorsen, University of Bergen

13.15

Lunch

14.30

Cooperation and participation for social change
Peter Taylor, University of Sussex

15.15

Interuniversity cooperation for capacity building in the developing world – lessons learned from a European university.
Han Aarts, University of Maastricht

16.00

Wrap-up: The options and the way ahead
Ulf Lie, Former Deputy Director, ACA