Global Forum Launch - Background, key documents and presentations from the First Global Forum on Quality Assurance, Accreditation and the Recognition of Qualifications held at UNESCO Headquarters, 17-18 October 2002.
6th Session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Application of the Mediterranean Convention-
The creation of an information network for national academic recognition bodies in the Mediterranean Region was recommended by Member States at the 6th Session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the application of the International Convention on the
Recognition of Studies, Diplomas and Degrees in Higher Education in the Arab and European States bordering on the Mediterranean (February 2002).
Brain Drain to Brain Gain- Two UNESCO projects - in Mali and Yugoslavia - provide innovative approaches to the phenomenon of Brain Drain, the extensive emigration of skilled professionals. Both projects capitalize on the skills of nationals living abroad to promote international intellectual co-operation (January 2002)
Higher Education Open and Distance Learning (ODL) Knowledge Base Project Overview of this interdisciplinary project to support decision-makers in developing countries and countries in transition on policy issues relating to implications of open and distance learning including transnational education and e-learning provisions, such as virtual universities (December 2001).