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Consistent with recommendations C3 and D4 from the Regional Conference on Higher Education (Cartagena, Colombian, June 4-6, 2008) and the Regional Workshop on Cultural Diversity and  Interculturality in Higher Education in Latin America, the Observatory on Cultural Diversity and Interculturality in Higher Education is contributing to the advancement, deepening and growth of intercultural higher education experiences currently existing in Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as the debates and reforms underway so that all of higher education may be pertinent to the cultural diversity unique to each country of the region.

The creation of this Regional Observatory was recommended to IESALC by the researchers from 11 regional nations, representative of over 50 initiatives in the field of cultural diversity and interculturality that participated in the Regional Workshop on Cultural Diversity and Interculturality in Higher Education in Latin America.  Its goal is to become a platform for collaboration among intercultural higher education institutions and among these and the institutions that support the development of academic programs oriented towards recognizing and valuing cultural diversity and promoting the development of equitable higher education institutions and intercultural societies.

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Noticias

The Analytical Woman Award will be awarded to the Rector of the University of Carabobo, Venezuela

The Analytical Woman Award will be awarded to the Rector of the University of Carabobo, Venezuela

In the framework of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, held each year on November 25th, the nonprofit organization Asociación Civil Mujer y Ciudadanía, and the Center for Studies on Citizen Participation of the Monteavila University...

The Knowledge Society will be the central theme of the XVII International Colloquium on University Management (CIGU) in Mar de Plata, Argentina

The Knowledge Society will be the central theme of the XVII International Colloquium on University Management (CIGU) in Mar de Plata, Argentina

The XVII International University Management Colloquium (CIGU): University, Development and Future in the Knowledge Society, will take place from November 22nd to 24th in Mar del Plata, Argentina. This event has been held since 2000 thanks to a collaboration agreement...

Five Laureates Named for 2018 L’ORÉAL-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards

Five Laureates Named for 2018 L’ORÉAL-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards

Paris, 13 November–The L'Oréal Foundation and UNESCO have selected five outstanding women scientists from Argentina, Canada, China, South Africa, and the United Kingdom who will receive the 2018 L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards in life sciences on 22 March...

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