Following the success of the 2015 World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) in convening prominent global leaders in education, Education Above All (EAA) Foundation is looking forward to hosting a plenary session and a series of panel sessions at this year’s WISE 2017 summit in Doha. EAA Foundation will also have an interactive booth within the wise village at which guests will be able to see the impact of EAA Foundation’s work first hand.
The EAA panel 2017 Asset over Burden - Education for refugee youth: From policies to programming, let the evidence speak’, will bring together diverse education stakeholders to explore ideas on a wide range of issues facing the IDP’s and Refugees. The panelist will facilitate and expedite actions in areas deemed as a high priority for enabling a successful future for today’s refugees and IDPs, as well as examining the root causes that led to today’s refugee crisis, as a means of preventing future crises.
The EAA Foundation sessions will highlight both Al Fakhoora and ROTA’s unique approaches to this critical situation through an enabling environment, institutional and organizational levels of discussion, and individual /community input which gives a voice to youth to reflect on their experiences.
Plenary Speakers will include:
Master of Ceremonies
Ms. Yalda Hakim
International Broadcast Journalist (Australia)
Keynote Speaker
H.E. Mr. Nana Akufo-Addo,
President of Ghana, co-Chair of SDG Advocates
Dr. Alaa Murabit
SDG Advocate – Health, Employment and economic growth (Canada)
Commissioner Christos Stylianides
European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management (Cyprus)
Mr. Kevin Murphy
President, ExxonMobil Foundation (USA)
Mr. Allan E. Goodman
CEO and President, International Institute of Education (USA)
Ms. Asmaa Fikree
Qatar Youth Advocate (Qatar)