Report on Universities Ireland seminar on Irish university links with Eastern and Southern Africa

31 March 2005

Trinity College Dublin

10.15 – 10.30 Registration
10.30 – 10.45 Welcome and opening remarks: Professor John Hegarty, Provost, Trinity College, Dublin
10.45 – 11.30 Development Issues in Africa, and Contribution of Higher Education Institutions:
Mr Paud Murphy, Former World Bank Lead Education Specialist for Africa and General Secretary of HEDCO
11.30 – 11.50 Refreshments
11.50 – 12.50 Workgroups 

Facilitators: Professor Jane Grimson, Trinity College Dublin

Professor Áine Hyland, University College Cork

Professor Andrew Cooper, University of Ulster

Dr Peadar Cremin, Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick

12.50 – 1.30 Plenary discussion of key issues arising from workgroups
1.30 – 2.30 Lunch
2.30 – 3.45 Final plenary: Identification of interventions and resources for possible Universities Ireland project(s) in Eastern and Southern Africa. Chair: Dr Sean Farren, former Northern Minister for Finance and Employment and Learning.
3.45 Close

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