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Policy Forum for Latin America: Fostering Government Support for OER Internationally

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In order to raise global awareness for the 2012 World Open Educational Resources (OER) Congress, UNESCO in cooperation with the Commonwealth of learning is holding a number of regional policy forums on OER around the world. The objectives of the forums are to intensify dialogue with Governments on OER; showcase local OER policies, experts and initiatives; and contribute to the drafting of the Paris Declaration.
All Latin American countries will be invited to the Forum through their Permanent Delegations to UNESCO.


Type of Event Working group
Start 28.03.2012 08:00 local time
End 29.03.2012 18:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Caine, Abel
Organizer UNESCO, Communication & Information (CI) Sector, Knowledge societies Division, Section for ICT in Education, Science and Culture
Contact Annapaola Coppola (
Country Brazil
City Rio de Janeiro
Venue To be confirmed
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English, Spanish, Portuguese
Estimated number of participants 30
Official Website
Link 1 UNESCO Open Educational Resources (OER) Programme
Link 2 Global OER Logo
Link 3
Link 4


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