null Newsletter No 6/2022 - A call for ethics and values - a moment to pause and reflect

A call to action and participation at the International Conference in Geneva

Author: Obiora Ike exists to share global and ethical values beyond boundaries through education. We inspire our networks to greater collaboration for the building of both knowledge and ethical societies, for morality is the health of society. This is our vision and mission and it is more crucial than ever in times like these when manifold fragmentations of our world are happening just before our very eyes.

Such is the impact of integrating ethics in higher education that allows for diversity, respect, responsibility, human dignity, environmental care, inclusion, sustainable societies and the opening up of space for the capability of humankind towards a better world for everybody. George Orwell put it rightly thus: ”at a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act”.

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Ukraine-Russia: Twelve Proposals Towards Negotiated Peace

Author: Christoph Stückelberger

Winning or losing or options in between? This is the painful question in the cruel war in Ukraine. Zelensky said: every war can finally only end with a negotiated solution. Prof Dr Stückelberger shares twelve proposals for negotiated peace based on expert input.

In the Spotlight: Gilles Bach Academy Instructor

Gilles reveals his motivations and passion for teaching, discusses the need for ethical reflection in today’s world and shares how much courses enrich instructors and students alike.

Gilles Bach interview In the Spotlight
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Registration is now open for six Autumn Semester 2022 courses.

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Responsible Leadership

Starts 19 Sep 2022

Cyber Ethics

Starts 19 Sep 2022

Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development

Starts 10 Oct 2022

Ethics in Higher Education for Teaching Professionals

Starts 10 Oct 2022

Interreligious Cooperation for Peace: Religious Studies

Starts 10 Oct 2022

Cómo incluir la ética en la formación universitaria

Starts Nov 2022

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Intercultural Approaches to Education
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Intercultural Approaches to Education
From Theory to Practice

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Transformative Spiritualities for the Pilgrimage of Justice and Peace

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Keynote by Amélé Ekué at Universität Bonn's MESt 15th Anniversary
Keynote by Amélé Ekué at Universität Bonn's MESt 15th Anniversary

When: 07 Jul 2022, 18:00 CEST
Where: Online
What: Conference

Promoting Ethical Societies through Higher Education
Promoting Ethical Societies through Higher Education

When: 07-08 Jul 2022, 13:00-16:00 CEST
Where: Online
What: Conference

Ethics and Values at the Heart of Quality Education Information Session
Ethics and Values at the Heart of Quality Education Information Session

When: 15 Jul 2022, 15:00-16:00 CEST
Where: Online
What: Information Session

Promoting Ethical Societies through Higher Education
Law and Ethics

When: 26-27 Aug 2022, 06:30 CEST
Where: Online
What: Conference

Register now for the #BNBT2022 International Conference

Take part in a global, intercultural exchange on the nexus of quality education and ethics and values at the Building New Bridges Together International Conference.

When: 17-19 October 2022
Where: Onsite in Geneva, Switzerland, with key events live-streamed on YouTube
What: International Conference

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Call for papers and contributions!

Submit your papers for the Lillehammer Lifelong Learning ICDE Conference 2023, taking place on 15-17 February 2023. Deadline for contributions: 15 September 2022.

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News, Network & Projects signs new partnership agreements signs new partnership agreements

We are always striving to strengthen our partnerships with members of our network. On Thursday 23 June 2022, we celebrated the fruit of this mission, hosting members of two of our partner organisations at our Geneva Head Office to sign new agreements.

Developing Sustainable Societies conference
"Higher education institutions have a key role to play"

With attendees representing 30 countries, the Developing Sustainable Societies conference saw rich discussion on the role of HEIs in achieving the SDGs.

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Ethical Leadership for a Prosperous Nation Conference
Championing good governance

Held at a particularly pertinent time given the upcoming Kenyan elections, June's Ethical Leadership for a Prosperous Nation Conference was a fruitful two-day event focusing on effective and responsible leaderships.

fifth virtual Closing Ceremony
Investing into the Future celebrates the achievements and promises of its spring semester 2022 students in the fifth virtual Closing Ceremony on 1 July, encouraging course participants to give back to their personal and professional communities by applying their learning into practice.

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It’s a Wrap

Encouraged by its double institutional accreditation, put its value of ‘quality first’ into practice and produced a series of video clips in accompaniment of the Interreligious Cooperation for Peace course.

Prof Dr Christoph Stückelberger's 50 years of publishing
Celebrating 50 years of publishing had the pleasure of honouring the impressive achievement of Prof Dr Christoph Stückelberger's 50 years of publishing and celebrating the sharing of knowledge. University Ranking

Take part in the first global ranking instrument that places values, ethics and sustainability as central principles of higher education institutions worldwide. University Ranking

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