Welcome to Rescue
Our main objective is to help Jordanian, Lebanese and Iraqi (Kurdistan Region) Universities in structuring an effective response to refugees crisis.
We do believe education is a human right to be guaranteed to all people and our effort is directed toward it.
By creating the Refugee Student Operational Support Unit – R-SOS we will provide local Universities a fundamental tool in order to structure specific services supporting the refugee students in resuming their academic or training path.
The issue of refugee students has currently turned into one of our major concerns. The institutional response remains unfortunately timid and fuzzy in front of this new challenge, hence our helplessness. The universities have so far tried to provide their own solutions to the problem. Yet, these are either limited or inadequate as these are often mere replica of previous decisions […]
Disseminating RESCUE at the First Forum of the Federation of Russian and Arab University Rectors in Lebanon
RESCUE project was disseminated during the First Forum of the Federation of Russian and Arab University Rectors which was held in Beirut, Lebanon during 18-20 February 2018 and was attended by more than 100 Arab and Russian University rectors. This event was organized is organized jointly by the Association of Arab Universities and the Russian […]
Disseminating RESCUE at The Turkish-Arab Universities Conference and the EURASIA Higher Education Summit (EURIE 2018)
RESCUE project was disseminated during The Turkish-Arab Universities Conference that was held during 13-15 February 2018 in Istanbul, in which more that 150 University rectors participated. This event was organized in joint collaboration between Association of Arab universities and Istanbul Aydin University. The conference was held under the theme “Regional Challenges and Opportunities for Arab […]
The Third partnership meeting of the RESCUE – Refugees Education Support in mena CoUntriEs project, which is funded by the European Commission through the EACEA under the Erasmus+ Capacity Building for Higher Education programme, was held at the headquarters of the Association of Arab Universities in Amman, Jordan during 20 and 21 December 2017, with […]
The Conference on Higher Education and refugees organized in Beirut from 26-27 September 2017 in the framework of the HOPEs project and in collaboration with the DG Education and Culture, showed the absolute necessity for a stronger coordination among ongoing initiatives with regards refugees.