Events WAAS

December 06, 2021


5th Inter­na­tion­al Con­fer­ence on Future Edu­ca­tion is orga­nized by the World Uni­ver­si­ty Con­sor­tium and World Acad­e­my of Art & Sci­ence. This con­fer­ence will exam­ine the chal­lenges in high­er edu­ca­tion today, and iden­ti­fy cat­alyt­ic strate­gies capa­ble of address­ing glob­al prob­lems, sup­port­ing imple­men­ta­tion of the UN SDGs and Human Secu­ri­ty for all.

The Jena Dec­la­ra­tion was pre­sent­ed on Decem­ber 6, 4 – 5 PM in the frame­work of:

Glob­al Lead­er­ship Chal­lenge in High­er Edu­ca­tion for Effec­tive Mul­ti­lat­er­al­ism & Sus­tain­able Human Security

Chair: Ben­no Werlen


- Mam­phela Ram­phele: Co-Pres­i­dent, The Club of Rome
- Anne Snick: Philoso­pher of Edu­ca­tion KU Uni­ver­si­ty Leu­ven, Club of Rome; Fel­low WAAS
- Joanne Kauff­man: Inde­pen­dent Expert, Sus­tain­abil­i­ty Sci­ence, for­mer Mass­a­chu­setts Insti­tute of
Tech­nol­o­gy (MIT).
- Fad­wa El Guin­di: Cul­tur­al Anthro­pol­o­gist, Uni­ver­si­ty of Cal­i­for­nia, Los Ange­les; trustee WAAS
- Sander van der Leeuw: Direc­tor of the ASU-SFI Cen­ter for Bioso­cial Com­plex Sys­tems, Ari­zona State
- Car­los Alvarez-Pereira: Exec­u­tive com­mit­tee, The Club of Rome; Fel­low, World Acad­e­my of Art &
- Luiz Oost­er­beek: Pres­i­dent of the Inter­na­tion­al Coun­cil for Phi­los­o­phy and the Human Sci­ences
- Howard Blu­men­thal: Founder, Kids on Earth; Pro­duc­er, Rein­vent­ing School, The Uni­ver­si­ty of
- Paul Shri­vas­ta­va: Direc­tor of the Sus­tain­abil­i­ty Insti­tute and Chief Sus­tain­abil­i­ty Offi­cer, Penn­syl­va­nia
State Uni­ver­si­ty, Mem­ber of The Club of Rome