Nella Pruss: “UNESCO International Forum is a venue for sharing experiences in the field of Russian and foreign education”

On September 21, the University of Management “TISBI” held the UNESCO International Forum “Education 2030”, dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the University of Management “TISBI” and the 25th anniversary of the UNITWIN / UNESCO Chairs program.

 

The general goal of the Forum is to create an open innovation platform for sharing international experiences in the field of Russian and foreign education and the unification of efforts to ensure high quality education up to 2030. Twenty-six representatives from 10 countries took part in the Forum.

Mr. Grigory Ordzhonikidze, Executive Secretary of the Commission of the Russian Federation for UNESCO, acted as the chairman of the plenary part of the Forum, co-chaired by Nella Pruss, Honored Worker of the Higher School of Russia, Academician of the Russian Academy of Humanities, Professor, Head of the International UNESCO Chair, National Coordinator of the UNESCO Associated Schools Project in the Russian Federation, President of the University of Management “TISBI”. The Moderator was Lyudmila Nugumanova, Rector of the University of Management “TISBI”, Doctor of Pedagogical sciences, member of the expert council for Higher education under the State Duma Committee for Education and Science.

 

Mintimer Shaimiev, the State Advisor of the Republic of Tatarstan, the Special Envoy of UNESCO for strengthening an intercultural dialogue was the Guest Honour at the UNISCO Forum.

“I was at TISBI in 2005 at the opening of this building. I want to thank Nell Pruss and all the people, working here, for the work they do, for self-organization and rational approach. Today, you have combined several activities: all the world celebrates September 21 as the International Day of Peace, because there can be nothing more highly valued than peace. We must ensure a peaceful life based on mutual understanding and a dialogue of civilizations”, - the State Adviser of the Republic of Tatarstan emphasized and expressed the hope that the Forum will be productive.

 

In a solemn atmosphere, Shaimiev awarded Pruss a medal of the Order of Merit for the Republic of Tatarstan. President of the University of Management “TISBI” in turn, handed the First President of the Republic of Tatarstan an honorary diploma of the Doctor of the UNESCO International Chair “Training and retraining of specialists in a market economy”.

 

In her welcoming speech, Nella Pruss, President of the University of Management “TISBI”, called to notice that the University of Management “TISBI”, is the only university in the world, where several UNESCO institutions are successfully functioning, and the UNESCO International Forum will become another platform for sharing experiences in the sphere of Russian and foreign education.

The Secretary General of the Commission of the Russian Federation for UNESCO, Mr. Grigory Ordzhonikidze, congratulated Mintimer Shaimiev on conferment of the high rank of the UNESCO Special Envoy for strengthening intercultural dialogue and noted his contribution to the preservation of Russia's unique cultural heritage. “It is thanks to you on that on the territory of the Republic of Tatarstan there are three objects of cultural heritage of UNESCO”, - concluded Mr. Ordzhonikidze.

 

Within the framework of the UNESCO International Forum "Education 2030: a new concept for development", Engel Fattakhov, the Minister for Education and Science of the Republic of Tatarstan, awarded the Ushinsky Medal, the highest mark of distinction to the President of the University of Management “TISBI” for significant achievements in the field of pedagogical sciences, progress in training and upbringing of the younger generation, and a significant contribution to the development of educational manuals and practice books.

On September 22 International Forum "Education 2030: a new concept for development” will continue its work in master classes, given by world famous professionals in the field of education and science.

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