The 5th International Conference on Higher Education and Research ended on 9 December with the adoption of a General Report and a Statement to the delegations of the 6th WTO Ministerial meeting concerning GATS and education, which will be held in Hong Kong this week.
The conference has also adopted a number of recommendations for the future work of EI in the area of higher education and research. Apart from that, a brainstorming meeting was organised outside the main sessions with a representative from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) on the several scenarios for the future of universities. All the documents will soon be made available on the EI website. For more information, please refer to the documents below (in English only, the French and Spanish versions will be available soon).