November 16, 2017
NAFSA and the U.S. Institute for Peace (USIP) are pleased to present the 2017 NAFSA USIP Symposium on International Education, Diplomacy, and Peace.
This special International Education Week half-day symposium focused on the intersection of international higher education and international affairs. Experts and leaders in diplomacy, education, and peacebuilding discussed how government policies that promote international education integrate with peacebuilding approaches in global communities.
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NAFSA and USIP, two organizations working to advance policies and practices that ensure a more interconnected, peaceful world, co-hosted the in-person and online program.
|9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.||Welcome and Framing the Day
|9:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.||Session I: International Education and Building a Transatlantic Community
|10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.||Session II: Global Perspectives on International Education and Building Communities
|11:45 a.m - 12:45 p.m.||Session III: New Intersections between Education and Peacebuilding