06.06.2018 -

Press Release: Final Consultative Meeting on the National Policy on Lifelong Learning

WHAT: Final Consultative Meeting on the National Policy on Lifelong Learning

WHO: Excellency Bundet Sopeacha Dr. Hang Chuon Naron, Minister, Ministry of   Education, Youth, and Sport

Ms. Anne Lemaistre, UNESCO Representative in Cambodia

WHEN: Tuesday, 19 June 2018, from 8:00 am to 12:00 p.m.

WHERE: Himawari Hotel, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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Dear all Journalists,

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport (MoEYS), with support of UNESCO Capacity Development for Education (CapED)-Cambdia will organize Final Consultative Meeting on the National Policy on Lifelong Learning. The Meeting will be held on 19 June 2018, from 08:00-12:00 at Himawari Hotel, Phnom Penh. It is presided over by H.E. Dr. Hang Chuon Naron, Minister of Education Youth and Sport and Madam Anne Lemaistre, UNESCO Representative in Cambodia.

Led by the MoEYS and with participation from 14 key ministries and development partners (DPs) in education, and with support of UNESCO, UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL), The SEAMEO Regional Center for Lifelong Learning (SEAMEO CELL), and DVV International; a High Level Meeting Towards A Lifelong Learning (LLL) Policy in Cambodia was organized in November 2017. Then, the LLL Policy Taskforce meeting was conducted in December, led by H.E. Minister to guide the committee on development of LLL policy.

Two other consultative meetings were organized in March and May 2018 to discuss on the draft National Policy on LLL formulated by the committee through regular weekly meeting. The draft Policy has been widely consulted among the committee members with representative from 14 line ministries and DPs, and also with UNESCO Head Quarter, UIL, SEMEO CELL and DVV International. Comments and inputs have been taken into consideration and integrated into this final draft policy by the committee.

This meeting will be the last consultative meeting on this final draft LLL Policy to gather final comments and inputs before it is submitted to the Council of Ministers for further approval.

For further information, please contact:

Mr. Kuoch Koulom-A, Director of Non-Formal Education, MoEYS. E-mail: k.kouloma@gmail.com or Tel: 012 585 791

Mr. Yinsieng Someth, Programme Coordinator, UNESCO Cambodia. E-mail: s.yinsieng@unesco.org or Tel: 017 789 784




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