(28 April 2001)
Celebrating the first
anniversary of the World Education Forum
in this issue:
Statement by the heads of UNESCO, UNDP, UNICEF,
UNFPA and the World Bank
Press Release on the Dakar anniversary
by UNESCO’s Director-General to the Permanent
Delegations to UNESCO
the first anniversary of the World Education
year ago the international community pledged
to provide quality education for all by 2015
at the World Education Forum in Dakar, Senegal.
Yesterday UNESCO Director-General Koïchiro
Matsuura marked the first anniversary by issuing
a joint statement signed by the Forum's convenors
(UNDP, UNESCO, UNFPA, UNICEF and the World
Bank). Mr Matsuura also addressed the Permanent
Delegations to UNESCO at a meeting in Paris.
find attached to this special edition the
joint statement (engDakar+1statement.rtf),
Mr Matsuura's address (DGaddress.rtf)
and a UNESCO press release (engpressDakar+1.rtf).
The Dakar anniversary was also celebrated
around the world. Read more in the next issue
of the Bulletin Board.