|Dakar Follow-up Bulletin No 29|
Attachment in this issue:
Contents (7 September 2001)
Note from the Editor
The past few months have been rich in EFA conferences and activities.
Please visit UNESCO's EFA website for regular updates
http://www.unesco.org/education/efa/ or wait for an overview in the Bulletin to be published on 24 September 2001.
Information on International Literacy Day ( 8 September 2001) can be
found on http://www.unesco.org/education/literacy_2001/
Second meeting of the Working Group on Education for All opens in Paris on Monday
Forty representatives of countries, regional organizations, bilateral
and multilateral agencies, civil society organizations, the Organisation
for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the European
Commission and the G8 will meet in Paris on Monday for the Second
Meeting of the Working Group on Education for All (10-12 September).
Observers will be admitted to the meeting, which is organized by UNESCO.
During the three-day meeting participants will deliberate on:
(1) the formulation, assessment and funding of national EFA plans,
(2) a comprehensive strategy for EFA,
(3) the monitoring report for the high-level group on EFA to take place from 29-30 October 2001 at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris and
(4) a communiqué for the high-level group.
The main objective of the meeting is to reach consensus on these four
issues and to formulate specific recommendations to the high-level
The Director-General of UNESCO, Koïchiro Matsuura, will open the
meeting. Please note that registration begins on Monday at 8.30 am.
Please find the provisional agenda and the list of participants
attached. You can follow the debate of the Working Group through the
daily updates of the Bulletin.
The first meeting of the Working Group took place in November 2000.
For more information:
Contact: Anne Muller (firstname.lastname@example.org)