PROGRAMME

Opening

  • PARK Baeg-beom

    Opening Address

    PARK Baeg-beom

    Ministry of Education, Republic of Korea

    Vice Minister

  • LEE Tae-ho

    Opening Address

    LEE Tae-ho

    Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Korea

    2nd Vice Minister

  • Stefania GIANNINI

    Congratulatory Address

    Stefania GIANNINI

    UNESCO

    Assistant Director-General for Education

  • LIM Hyun Mook

    Welcoming Address

    LIM Hyun Mook

    Asia-Pacific Centre of Education for International Understanding(APCEIU)

    Director

    LIM Hyun Mook

    LIM Hyun Mook

    Director

    Asia-Pacific Centre of Education for International Understanding(APCEIU)

    Hyun Mook LIM is currently the Director of the Asia-Pacific Centre of Education for International Understanding (APCEIU), a UNESCO Centre based in Seoul, Republic of Korea. Prior to assuming this position, he worked as Assistant Secretary General for Education at the Korean National Commission for UNESCO, where he had started his professional career in 1992. He has taught at Sungkyunkwan University as a visiting professor. He received a Ph.D. in Political Thought from Sogang University, Republic of Korea and M.A. in International Studies from the University of Denver, Colorado, USA.

[Keynote Speech 1] Global Solidarity against All Forms of Systematic Discrimination, Exclusion and Phobia

  • Lynn DAVIES

    Lynn DAVIES

    Emeritus Professor of International Education, University of Birmingham
    & Co-Director, ConnectFutures

    Lynn DAVIES

    Lynn DAVIES

    Emeritus Professor of International Education, University of Birmingham
    & Co-Director, ConnectFutures

    Lynn Davies is Emeritus Professor of International Education at the University of Birmingham and Co-Director of the social enterprise ConnectFutures. Her interests are in education, conflict and extremism, and she has done research and consultancy in a number of conflict-affected states.

    Work in UK includes evaluating programmes to counter radicalization, a project interviewing former extremists about their backgrounds, and evaluating schemes on mentoring Muslim prisoners. She has conducted major reviews of education and extremism programmes internationally, identifying what works at school and policy levels. ConnectFutures work includes the development of on-line and face-to-face training programmes on countering radicalization and on connections between extremism, gangs and violence.

    Her books include Education and Conflict: Complexity and Chaos (2004), Educating Against Extremism (2008) and Unsafe Gods: Security, Secularism and Schooling (2014). She is a recipient of the Sir Brian Urquhart award for Distinguished Service to the United Nations and its goals by a UK citizen.

[Keynote Speech 2] Towards Sustainability: Implications of Pandemic and How to Create the Future We All Want

  • CHOE Jae

    CHOE Jae

    Ewha Womans University

    Distinguished Chair Professor

    CHOE Jae

    CHOE Jae

    Distinguished Chair Professor

    Ewha Womans University

    He received his PhD in Biology under the guidance of E. O. Wilson and Bert Hölldobler at Harvard University and taught at the University of Michigan and Seoul National University. He is currently a Distinguished Chair Professor at Ewha University. He has served as the President of the Ecological Society of Korea, President of Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), UNFCCC NAP Ambassador, Co-President of Climate Change Center, and the Founding Director of National Institute of Ecology. He is the President of the Biodiversity Foundation established with the help of Jane Goodall. He is on editorial boards of 5 international journals. In addition to publishing nearly 150 scientific papers and 5 books in English, he has written or translated more than 70 books in Korean. Most recently, he worked as the Editor-in-Chief for the Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior and joined the editorial board of a highly acclaimed International Review of Science, Inference.

[Session 1] Rethinking GCED in a Time of ‘Multiple Pandemics’: Key Issues and Challenges

  • Divina FRAU-MEIGS

    Panelist

    Divina FRAU-MEIGS

    Sorbonne Nouvelle University & UNESCO Chair

    Professor

    Divina FRAU-MEIGS

    Divina FRAU-MEIGS

    Professor

    Sorbonne Nouvelle University & UNESCO Chair

    Divina Frau-Meigs is a Professor of Media Sociology at Sorbonne Nouvelle University, France. She holds degrees from the Sorbonne, Stanford University and the Annenberg School for Communications (University of Pennsylvania). She specializes in media studies and is a world-wide recognized researcher and promoter of media and information literacy (MIL) as a way to combat radicalization and disinformation and promote democracy and online citizenship. She conducts research on the media uses and practices of young people as well as media policy, media literacy and cultural diversity. She has published more than 30 books, her latest being The Handbook on Media Education Research with WILEY (2020).

    She holds the UNESCO chair “Savoir-Devenir in sustainable digital development: mastering information cultures” and is the president of Savoir*Devenir, an NGO dedicated to XXIst century literacies and digital transition. She is a member of the EU High Level Expert group on online disinformation and the EU Expert group on media education. She co-chairs the European chapter of GAPMIL.
  • Kerstin FORSBERG

    Panelist

    Kerstin FORSBERG

    Planeta Océano

    Founder & Director

    Kerstin FORSBERG

    Kerstin FORSBERG

    Founder & Director

    Planeta Océano

    Kerstin Forsberg is Founder and Director of Planeta Océano, a Peruvian non-profit organization empowering coastal communities in marine conservation through research, education and sustainable development efforts. She is Board Member of Migramar and has served as a consultant for the private, governmental, and inter-governmental sectors, including UNESCO and the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission. As a public speaker, she has presented in over 16 countries, in venues including the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, the United Nations Headquarters and the Royal Geographic Society.

    Forsberg has been named as one of Fortune Magazine’s ‘50 World’s Greatest Leaders’, a ‘Next Generation Leader’ by TIME and a ‘30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneur’ by Forbes. She is a Rolex Award for Enterprise Laureate, Whitley Award (‘Green Oscars’) Winner, a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader and an Ashoka Fellow. She is a member of Friends of Ocean Action and the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Systemic Inequalities and Social Cohesion.
  • Antonia WULFF

    Panelist

    Antonia WULFF

    Education International

    Coordinator

    Kerstin FORSBERG

    Antonia WULFF

    Coordinator

    Education International

    Antonia Wulff is a Coordinator at Education International (EI), the global federation of teacher unions, representing 32 million teachers and education support personnel in 178 countries. She coordinates EI’s advocacy efforts on the implementation, financing and monitoring of the Sustainable Development Goals and her work at EI covers a broad range of policy areas related to education and the status and rights of education workers. Antonia also represents the teaching constituency on the board of the Global Campaign for Education.
  • Yonas ADAYE

    Panelist

    Yonas ADAYE

    Addis Ababa University

    Professor

    Yonas ADAYE

    Yonas ADAYE

    Professor

    Addis Ababa University

    Dr. Yonas Adaye Adeto, Director, Assistant Professor of Peacebuilding and Security Sector Governance in Africa, Institute for Peace and Security Studies (IPSS), Addis Ababa University. He obtained his PhD from the University of Bradford, UK. Dr. Yonas has published peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters on peacebuilding, peace education and global security (IPSS 2014, Addis Ababa; New York, 2018; Routledge, London; 2019; ACCORD, South Africa 2019). Selected Key-Note speeches in various international fora; (1) Security Governance in Africa, Washington, USA, 2017; (2) Global Security and Global Citizenship Education, Seoul, Republic of Korea (2018); Youth in Peacebuilding, GIZ, AU and IPSS joint conference, Addis Ababa, 2019; (3) Youth in the Global Peacebuilding 21 September 2020, AU, Addis Ababa; (4) The UN at 75 and the place of Africa in Global Security Governance, 14 October 2020. He has also made academic paper presentations at the African Studies Association (Chicago, 2017 and Leipzig, Germany, 2018; and Atlanta, Georgia – December 2018); on Global Citizenship and Peace Education (Tokyo/Hiroshima, Japan, 2017; Seoul, South Korea, 2017; Zambia, 2018). On part-time basis he is working with Ethiopian Foreign Policy Advisory Team at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • HAN Kyung-Koo

    Moderator

    HAN Kyung-Koo

    Seoul National University

    Professor

    HAN Kyung-Koo

    HAN Kyung-Koo

    Professor

    Seoul National University

    HAN, Kyung-Koo is a cultural anthropologist trained at Seoul National University (M.A.) and Harvard University (Ph.D.). He taught anthropology at Kangwon National University, and helped develop the Division of International Studies, Kookmin University and College of Liberal Studies, Seoul National University, serving as dean. He served as Chairman of the Policy Planning Committee of the Korea Federation for Environmental Movement, member of the Presidential Commission for Sustainable Development, Vice-chairman of the Culture Committee for the Korean National Commission for UNESCO, etc.. He also served as President of the Korean International Migration Association, the Korean Society for the Education for International Understanding, and the Association for the Studies of Koreans Abroad, and as Vice President of the Korean Society for Cultural Anthropology, Korean Society for Environmental Sociology.

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