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EMUNI 3rd General Assembly Calls for Strengthening the Role of EMUNI in Promoting Higher Education in the Mediterranean

posted Dec 3, 2010, 2:52 AM by Denis Curcic | EMUNI
Ankara, Turkey, 24 - 27 November. EMUNI General Assembly opened 27 November 2010 in the premises of Hacetteppe University in Ankara by Professor Joseph Mifsud President EMUNI.

140 Universities from 32 countries of the Union for the Mediterranean were represented in EMUNI General Assembly.

EMUNI Commissions, Senate and Management Board meetings were held at the outset of the conference, where the Statute of the University was discussed, amendments were adopted designating an important step in the sustainability of the Euro-Mediterranean University under the leadership of President Joseph Mifsud.

Several Dignitaries from Euro-Mediterranean institutions marked the openings of this year's EMUNI General Assembly; Honourable Rodi Kratsa, Vice President of European Parliament; H.E. Ilen Chet, Deputy Secretary General of The Union for the Mediterranean; H.E. József Györkös, Secretary of State, Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology in Slovenia; Dr. Yusuf Ziya OZCAN, Chair of the National Council of Higher Education; Honourable Miro Petek, Member of Parliament of Republic of Slovenia. H.E. Mohamed Naciri, Ambassador Representative of the Arab League in Turkey. Guests outlined the importance of the Role that EMUNI is playing in fostering cultural dialogue in the Mediterranean despite hurdles.

H.E. József Györkös, began his Speech by emphasising Slovenia intention to continue providing support to the Euro-Mediterranean University over the next two years.

Honourable Rodi Kratsa Vice President of the European Parliament delivered a speech where H.E. stressed the importance of an Euro-Mediterranean entity like EMUNI in promoting cultural dialogue among societies of the Mediterranean providing the support that EMUNI deserver in order to be able to achieve its own goals.