Meeting on Education for All
meeting was convened by the EFA Original Partners institutions:
UNESCO, UNICEF, WORLD BANK, UNDP, UNFPA. It will be held
on February 1st and 2nd, 2001, at World Bank Headquarters,
Washington, DC, U.S.A.
participation of at least one representative of each of
those institutions is expected in the morning session of
February 1st, In the afternoon of the same day and on February
2nd, other agencies and key institutions in support of education,
besides the above mentioned institutions, have been invited.
During the morning session on February 1st, there will be
10 participants and we expect to increase the number to
a total of 19 people for the afternoon session of the same
UNESCO Regional Office of Education for the Latin America
and the Caribbean countries (OREALC), in cooperation with
UNICEF Regional Office, will be acting as the technical
secretarial office. Each participant will be in charge of
its own travel expenses and per diem. The World Bank will
provide the logistics and room facilities. The meeting will
be held in: 1850 I St., N.W., corner of I St. and 19 St,
Room, I-7022, Washington DC, 20433, U.S.A.
work out an inter-agency regional strategy for the support
of plan-proposals and/or national programs on Education
for All. The Latin American and the Caribbean countries
must complete them by the year 2001.
define, coordinate and support mechanisms for the follow-up
of Education for All.
develop coordination strategies of national, sub-regional
and regional attempts for the support of national programs.
1st - A.M. session
E.F.A. Original Partners agencies
UNESCO, UNICEF, UNFPA, UNDP and WORLD BANK.
1st - P.M
session and February 2nd, all day session
participation of other agencies such as: ACDI, ATEI, AID,
BID, CAB, CARICOM, CEPAL, CIDA, SPANISH COOPERATION, IDRC,
THE FORD FOUNDATION, GTZ, OIT, OEI, OPS/OMS; UNAIDS, USAID,
WFP, for which the coordination actions with EFA's national
programs could be of importance to their own program,
Preliminary Activities Program
of participants Ana Luiza Machado, UNESCO/OREALC. Jamil
Salmi, WORLD BANK.
revision of Dakar agreements and world commitments Sheldom
Shaffer, UNICEF Fernando Leyton, Lene Buchert UNESCO/PARIS.
of the Original Partner's roles for the regional EFA follow-up.
Garren Lumpkin, UNICEF.
together the convergencies that exist between each partner
of communication and exchange of information .
agreements of future joint work.
and discussions on the Extended Meeting Program
Objectives and expected results.
Luiza Machado, UNESCO/OREALC
- 2:00 PM
Doryan, WORLD BANK
Introduction of participants.
on the general and regional contexts of EFA and the international
cooperation. Views and remarks from the countries following
E.F.A. and P.P.E. (Major Project in The Field of Education)
evaluation results Ana Luiza Machado, UNESCO/OREAL
in Latin America and the Caribbean: Santo Domingo's Framework
of Action (February 2000) Alfredo Rojas, UNESCO/OREALC
Outline of E.F.A. follow-up after the Dakar Meeting (April
2000). Fernando Leyton y Lene Buchert, UNESCO/PARIS
and discussion of Original Partners' preliminary agreements,
made at the morning session.
Salmi, WORLD BANK
Sheldom Shaffer, UNICEF
PM Closing of First Day.
- 1:00 PM
convergencies with EFA at regional level: agendas and support
programs to education, operation approaches and comparative
advantages among agencies. A fifteen-minutes presentation
from each participating agency. Moderator: Marisela Padrón,
Moderator: Danielle Benjamin, UNDP
coordination among agencies that work in the field of Education
for All. At national, regional and sub-regional levels.
Moderator: Jamil Salmi, World Bank
agreements and next steps. Moderator: UNESCO and UNICEF
AND WORLD BANK
the third day, February 3rd, a committee in Washington will
provide to all participants, via e-mail, an "aide memoire"
with the agreements reached in both sessions. .