Attacks on Higher Education: A Discussion Hosted by the Institute of International Education (IIE) and the Global Coalition to Protect Education From Attack (GCPEA)

Organized by
Global Coalition to Protection Education from Attack (GCPEA)
Institute for International Education
27 January 2021, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Protecting Education from Attack

Between 2015 and 2019, more than 9,100 university students and personnel were injured, killed, abducted, arrested, or otherwise harmed, according to Education Under Attack 2020, a global study authored by the Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack (GCPEA).

The first webinar in the Institute of International Education-Scholar Rescue Fund (IIE-SRF) Dialogues series will focus on the topic: "Attacks on Higher Education: A Discussion Hosted by IIE and GCPEA." The discussion, which will take place on Wednesday, January 27th from 10-11 am Eastern Standard Time, will feature:

  • Dr. Allan E. Goodman, IIE's President & CEO
  • Representative from UNESCO
  • Dr. Marika Tsolakis and Dr. Jerome Marston, GCPEA Senior Researchers
  • James Robin King, IIE-SRF's Director
  • IIE-SRF scholar from Yemen
  • A Q&A session for participants

We hope to see you there!

» Register for the webinar

» Learn more about IIE's and GCPEA's work to help students and scholars affected by war and armed conflict

» Learn more about GCPEA, a unique inter-agency coalition formed in 2010 to address the problem of targeted attacks on education during conflict. IIE is a member of GCPEA's steering committee.