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Fourth International Conference on Learning Cities: Presentations and speeches

Tuesday,
1 October

Opening ceremony

Ceremonial handover of title of Host Learning City
Adoption of the Conference Agenda and election of the Conference Board

  • Mr John Sheehan, Lord Mayor of Cork, Ireland
  • Mr Federico Gutiérrez, Mayor of Medellín, Colombia
  • Mr David Atchoarena, Director, UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, Hamburg, Germany

Background paper

Plenary Session I
Policies for inclusion at the local level

Speakers

Plenary Session II
Governance structures to support inclusive policies

Speakers

Plenary Session III
Monitoring Mechanisms for learning cities

Speakers

Wednesday, 2 October

Parallel thematic forums 1

Theme 1
Green and Healthy Learning Cities

Speakers:

Theme 2
Employment and Entrepreneurship in Learning Cities

Speakers:

Theme 3
Learning City Planning and management

Speakers:

Mayors’ Forum
Presentations on GNLC strategy (closed session)

Parallel thematic forums 2

Theme 1
People living in deprived neighbourhoods

Speakers:

Theme 2
Disabled population

Speakers:

Theme 3
Other groups including elderly people and imprisoned population

Speakers:

Parallel thematic forums 3

Theme 1
Youth at risk

Speakers:

Theme 2
Refugees and migrants

Speakers:

Theme 3
Digitally excluded populations

Speakers:

Plenary session

Draft strategy (English, français, español)

Closing remarks

  • Mr Federico Gutiérrez, Mayor of Medellín, Colombia
  • Ms María Victoria Angulo González, Minister of Education, Colombia
  • Mr David Atchoarena, Director, UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, Hamburg, Germany

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