Ministerial Round Table on Education for AllMore than 50 education ministers and high-ranking officials responsible for education will meet to take stock of the main challenges of Education for All at UNESCO Headquarters on October 7 and 8, during the Organization’s General Conference The debates at this round table will focus on successful experiences in various regions of the world.
Education is a basic human right, which must be placed on top of the political agendas of Member States to achieve the goals of sustainable development and the fight against poverty. Indeed, Two of the eight Millennium Development Goals coincide with the Education for All (EFA) initiative, namely, the objective of achieving universal primary education, and that of promoting gender equality and empowering women.
|Source||Media Advisory N°2005-59|
|Publication Date||04 Oct 2005|