In March 2011, World Education leaders met in Jomtien, Thailand, to renew their commitment to achieving Education for All by 2015.
During the meeting, statements of high-Level Asian country representatives were gathered in this video to promote education as a human right.
Participants in the video are: Mr. A.K. Abdul Momen, Ambassador of Bangladesh to the United Nations; Mr. Phimmasone Luangkhamma, Minister of Education, Lao PDR; Ms Irina Bokova, Director General UNESCO; Mr. Joao Cancio Freitas, Minister of Education, Timor-Leste; Mr. Athar Tahir-Chowdhry, Secretary to Government, Ministry of Education, Pakistan; Ms Anshu Vaish, Secretary to Government, Ministry of Human Resource Development, India; Mr. Chinnaworn Boonyakiat, Minister of Education, Thailand; Mr. R. Agus Satorno, Deputy Minister for Education and Religion, Indonesia.
More information on Education for All in Asia:UNESCO Bangkok website
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