On 7 June 2023, higher education professionals from various countries participated in the international Udice Forum, hosted in Paris. Iveta Putnina, site coordinator of E³UDRES² at Vidzeme UAS, Latvia, joined the event and showcased the E³UDRES² experience.
Hosted under the topic "Science diplomacy and international collaborations: From global challenges to concrete answers", the event provided a platform for universities to discuss and exchange ideas on how to address global challenges through scientific cooperation and diplomacy. With the increasing complexity of global issues, such as climate change, healthcare, and technological advancements, there is a growing recognition of the need for international collaboration and the exchange of knowledge and expertise.
Iveta Putnina (left) speaking at the Udice Forum in Paris.
Putnina's presentation on E³UDRES² was held during a roundtable discussion titled "European Universisty Alliances as Instruments for Europe's Attractiveness and International Collaborations". Together with other panelists, Putnina discussed the approach of European University Alliances such as E³UDRES², and showcased the opportunities that arise through international collaboration. Through its regional engagement, E³UDRES² can support regions in addressing their challenges and finding future-proof solutions. Concluding this interesting exchange, the E³UDRES² team is already looking forward to further possibilities for sharing the alliance's experience.
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