2012 Summit on the Occasion of the G8

Videos of National Priority Presentations

Recent Developments and Future Trends

Summit Day One:  Each delegation delivered a presentation on their country's priorities for internationalization of higher education. Watch the videos below.

G8 Australia Overview


Mark Darby, Counsellor (Education)
Australian Education International

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G8 Brasil Overview


Álvaro Prata, President
Federal University of Santa Catarina

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G8 Canada Overview


Claire A. Poulin, Director
International Education and Youth Division, Foreign Affairs & Trade Canada

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G8 China Overview


Liu Jinghui, Secretary-General
China Scholarship Council

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G8 European Union Overview

European Union

Xavier Prats Monné, Deputy Director-General for Education and Culture
European Commission

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G8 France Overview


Béatrice Khaiat, Deputy Director

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G8 Germany Overview


Dorothea Rüland, Secretary General
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

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G8 Indonesia Overview


Akhmaloka, Rector
Bandung Institute of Technology

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G8 Japan Overview


Hitoshi Nara, Deputy Director-General
Higher Education Bureau, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

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G8 Malaysia Overview


Siti Hamisah Tapsir, Deputy Director General
Ministry of Higher Education

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G8 Mexico Overview


Cecilia Jaber, Director General of Education and Cultural Cooperation
Ministry of Foreign Affairs

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G8 Qatar Overview


Soud Al-Tamimi, Executive Director
Project Management Office, Hamad bin Khalifa University

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G8 Russia Overview

Russian Federation

Shivleta Tagirova, Head, Division for International Organizations and Programs
Ministry of Education and Science

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G8 United Kingdom Overview

United Kingdom

Martin Davidson, Chief Executive Officer
British Council

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G8 United States Overview

United States

Marianne Craven, Managing Director of Academic Programs
Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State

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    2012 Summit Resources
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