Events Archive 2010

 

January

  • 19-January
    International launch of the EFA Global Monitoring Report 2010 “Reaching the marginalized” - New York, USA - UN headquarters - In the presence of Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO; Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations; Kailash Satyarthi, President of the Global Campaign for Education; and Kevin Watkins, Director of the EFA Global Monitoring Report team - Further details
  • 19 January
    Brazilian national press briefing - Brasilia, Brazil - Presentation to the press of the 2010 EFA Global Monitoring Report hosted by UNESCO/Brasilia in the presence of the Brazil Minister of Education - Contact: Mr Paolo Fontani, Education Programme Coordinator, UNESCO/Brasilia, paolo.fontani(at)unesco.org.br
  • 19 January
    Caribbean regional launch of the 2010 EFA Global Monitoring Report - Havana, Cuba and Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic - Simultaneous launches hosted by UNESCO/Havana in Cuba and the National Commission in Santo Domingo - Contact: Ms Giselle Aguila Granados, Education Programme Assistant, UNESCO/Havana, g.aguila(at)unesco.org.cu
  • 19 January
    Press Conference in Iran - Tehran, Iran - Organised by UNESCO Tehran Office and the Ministry of Education for the launch of the 2010 EFA Global Monitoring Report, 2.00 - 4.00pm - r.samarbakhsh(at)unesco.org | Press release - Farsi [PDF]
  • 19 January – date to be confirmed
    Jamaican launch of the 2010 EFA Global Monitoring Report - Kingston, Jamaica - Hosted by UNESCO/Kingston
  • 20 January
    U.S.A. Congressional Staff Briefing - Washington, DC, USA - Presentation of the 2010 EFA Global Monitoring Report hosted by the Basic Education Coalition, with a presentation by Kevin Watkins, Director of the EFA Global Monitoring Report team - Contact: Mr Geoffrey Plague, Advocacy and Policy Director, Basic Education Coalition, gplague(at)basiced.org
  • 20 January
    Brookings Policy Seminar - Washington, DC, USA - Policy workshop hosted by the Brookings Institute, with a presentation of the 2010 EFA Global Monitoring Report by Kevin Watkins, Director of the EFA Global Monitoring Report team - Further details
  • 20 January
    Gabonese national launch of the 2010 EFA Global Monitoring Report - Libreville, Gabon - Hosted by UNESCO/Libreville in collaboration with the Gabon National Commission and Ministry of Education - Contact: Mr Boubacar Camara, Senior Programme Specialist for Education, UNESCO/Libreville, b.camara(at)unesco.org
  • 25 January
    Norwegian national launch of the 2010 EFA Global Monitoring Report - Oslo, Norway - Hosted by the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research in the presence of the Minister of Education - Contact: Mr Gerd-Hanne Fosen, Senior Advisor, Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research, ghf(at)kd.dep.no

February

  • 1 February
    Indian national launch of the 2010 EFA Global Monitoring Report - New Dehli, India - Hosted by UNESCO/New Dehli - Contact: Ms Rekha Beri, Public Information, UNESCO/New Dehli, r.beri(at)unesco.org
  • 3 February
    Swiss national launch of the 2010 EFA Global Monitoring Report - Bern, Switzerland - Hosted by the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation in collaboration with UNESCO/Geneva - Contact: Mr Elmehdi Ag Muphtah, Assistant Programme Specialist, UNESCO/Geneva, e.ag-muphtah(at)unesco.org
  • 3-6 February
    Russian national launch of the 2010 EFA Global Monitoring Report - Moscow, Russian Federation - Hosted by the Peoples’ Friendship Univeristy of Russia as part of the University’s 50th anniversary celebrations - Contact: Shivleta Tagirova, Head of Dept for Cooperation with International Organizations, Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia, pfur.osmo(at)gmail.com
  • 23-25 February
    EFA High-Level Group meeting - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Organized by UNESCO in partnership with the African Union Commission and the Government of Ethiopia. Discussion of EFA progress. Presentation of the 2010 EFA Global Monitoring Report - Further details

March

  • 8 March
    Limerick – Launch of 2010 EFA Global Monitoring Report and seminar to mark International Women’s Day, hosted by Irish Aid.
    Contact: Paula Nolan – paula.nolan(at)dfa.ie
  • 18 March (postponed)
    Bangkok - Launch of 2010 EFA Global Monitoring Report
    Contact: Malisa Santigul -  m.santigul(at)unesco.org
  • 20 March
    Beirut - Launch of 2010 EFA Global Monitoring Report
    Contact: Higazi Idris - h.idris(at)unesco.org
  • 22-24 March
    Bangladesh - Launch of 2010 EFA Global Monitoring Report at CCNGO meeting
    Contact: Abdur Rafique - a.rafique(at)unesco.org
  • 24 March
    Geneva - Launch of 2010 EFA Global Monitoring Report
    The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
    Contact: Luis Manuel Tiburcio - l.tiburcio(at)unesco.org
  • 25 March
    Ottawa - Canadian launch of 2010 EFA Global Monitoring Report
    Further details

April

  • 1 April
    Paris - Launch of the French-language edition of the 2010 EFA Global Monitoring Report + Inauguration of the photographic exibition on "Education for All"
    Contact: Leila Loupis - l.loupis(at)unesco.org
  • 2 April
    Brazzaville, Congo - Presentation of 2010 EFA Global Monitoring Report at FAPED meeting
    Contact: Emile Zola - e.zola(at)unesco.org
  • 8 April
    The Hague, The Netherlands - Launch of 2010 EFA Global Monitoring Report
    Contact: Marjan Kroon - marjan.kroon(at)minbuza.nl
  • 15-16 April
    Bonn - German launch of 2010 EFA Global Monitoring Report
  • 19 April
    Abuja, Nigeria - EFA Global Action Week + launch of 2010 EFA Global Monitoring Report
    Contact: Hassan Keynan ha.keynan(at)unesco.org
  • 19-24 April
    Brazil - EFA Global Action Week + launch of 2010 EFA Global Monitoring Report in Portuguese
    Contact: Paolo Fontani - paolo.fontani(at)unesco.org.br
  • 19-24 April
    EFA Global Action Week + launch of 2010 EFA Global Monitoring Report in Angola, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Mexico, Argentina, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Bolivia, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela, Chile, D. R. C.
  • 25 April
    Phnom Penh, Cambodia - Launch of 2010 EFA Global Monitoring Report at UNESCO Phonm Penh office (to be confirmed)
    Contact: Lee, Hyo-jin -  hj.lee(at)unesco.org
  • 26-28 April
    G8 Development Ministers Meeting in Muskoka, Halifax, Canada
    Further details
  • 30 April
    Edinburgh, Scotland - Launch of 2010 EFA Global Monitoring Report
    Contact: Isabelle Uny - iuny(at)unesco.org.uk

May

  • 3 May
    Accra, Ghana - Launch of 2010 EFA Global Monitoring Report
    (to be confirmed)
    Contact: Abdoul Wahab Coulibaly - aw.coulibaly(at)unesco.org

June

  • 25 June
    Bangkok, Thailand - Regional launch of the 2010 GMR Report
    Under the theme of “Reaching the Marginalized”, Gwang-Jo Kim, Director of UNESCO Bangkok will give a presentation on the 2010 education report. Key EFA progress will be highlighted along with remaining challenges, in view of the region’s struggle to recover from the impact of the global economic crisis.
    More info: UNESCO Bangkok | Contact: l.lugo-helin(at)unesco.org
  • August
  • 27 August
    Caracas, Venezuela - Launch of 2010 EFA Global Monitoring Report
    More info

October

  • 21-23 October
    Bangkok, Thailand - 14th UNESCO-APEID International Conference - Education for Human Resource Development
    More info
  • 25 October
    Bolivia - Launch of the 2010 EFA Global Monitoring Report
    More info
  • 26-28 October
    Maputu, Mozambique - Launch of the EFA 2010 Portuguese Package 
    Presentation of the ‘EFA 2010 Portuguese package’ and to distribute hard copies during the opening session of the south-south cooperation network for literacy meeting that will take place between 26-28 October in Maputo. The meeting will gather together about 60 people from all Portuguese speaking countries and is hosted by the Ministry of Education of Mozambique. Contact: UNESCO Brasilia

November

  • 3-4 November
    Bonn, Germany - Expanding opportunities for the marginalized through skills development
    Meeting of experts for the 2012 Education for All Global Monitoring Report
  • 10 November
    Quito, Ecuador - National launch of the EFA Global Monitoring Report 2010 “Reaching the marginalized”
    More info
  • 18-20 November
    Bangkok, Thailand - Regional Meeting of National EFA Coordinators 
    Organised by UNESCO Bangkok Office (www.unescobkk.org); Contact Leotes Lugo Helin (l.lugo-helin(at)unesco.org

December

  • 7-9 December
    Doha, Qatar - World Innovation Summit for Education
    International forum and collaborative platform that brings together education practitioners, academics, scientists, scholars, political leaders and the economic actors to exchange ideas and share innovative initiatives and approaches to shape the educational models of the 21st century. More info
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