2012 Summit on the Occasion of the G8

Press Coverage

2012 International Education Summit

The Summit has received press coverage in a number of major higher education and news outlets, and we are working with reporters on stories on related topics.

The Institute of International Education (IIE) organized and convened the 2012 International Education Summit on the Occasion of the G8, entitled "International Education: A Global Economic Engine." The Summit brought together 50 high level delegates from 15 countries and the EU in Washington, DC on May 2 and 3.

The delegations involved in this year’s higher education summit represented Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, the European Union, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Qatar, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

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Press Coverage of 2012 International Education Summit

Diverse Issues in Higher Education
Pre-G-8 Summit Meeting: Leaders Urged to Mold Higher Education into Stabilizing Force in Nations

Chronicle of Higher Education
In Talks at International Education Summit, Differences and Common Goals Emerge

Community College Times
Community colleges have a major role in global prosperity

Inside Higher Education
The Money of Study Abroad

Malaysia's Successful Transnational Higher Education Initiative Featured at International Meeting

Washington Examiner
International Higher Ed Promotes Study Abroad

    2012 Summit Resources
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    Sharon Witherell
    Director, Public Affairs
    Tel: +1 212.984.5380
    E-mail: switherell@iie.org

    Shana Childs
    Public Affairs
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    E-mail: schilds@iie.org