22.01.2014 - UNESCO Office in Dakar

Launch of the 2013/14 Education for All Global Monitoring Report on 29 January 2014

How well are the world’s countries faring in achieving Education for All? Get the answers in the 2013/14 Education for All Global Monitoring Report to be launched on 29 January 2014 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The theme of the Report is "Teaching and learning: Achieving quality for all".

Keynote speakers include:

H.E. Hailemariam Desalegn, Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia,

H.E. Boni Yayi, President of the Republic of Benin,

H.E. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Chairperson of the African Union Commission,

Ms. Amina J. Mohammed, Special Advisor to the UN Secretary-General on post-2015 Development Planning,

Deputy Director-General, UNESCO, Mr Getachew Engida and

Ms Mariam Khalique, Former teacher of Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai

The report will show why education is pivotal for development in a rapidly changing world. It will explain how investing wisely in teachers, and other reforms aimed at strengthening equitable learning, transform the long-term prospects of people and societies.

Launches are also planned in some 30 other countries on the 29 January or in the coming months. In the countries covered by the Dakar Office, three countries, namely Burkina Faso, Niger and Mali, are preparing launches.

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