5th Asia-Pacific Meeting on Education 2030 (APMED): Delivering Inclusive and Equitable Quality Education in the Era of Lifelong Learning and Sustainable Development
5th Asia-Pacific Meeting on Education 2030 (APMED2030) will specifically focus on Target 4.1 (ensure that all girls and boys complete free, equitable and quality primary and secondary education leading to relevant and effective learning outcomes) and Target 4.6 (ensure that all youth and a substantial proportion of adults, both men and women, achieve literacy and numeracy) and explore progress and challenges towards implementing and monitoring foundational learning and skills for all age groups. The aim of APMED is to focus on specific targets, allowing for more in-depth discussions and analyses of the regional capacity needs and priority action areas.
The meeting will also convene the 3rd SDG4 National Coordinators’ Network meeting to discuss the plans for (i) the 2nd Asia-Pacific Regional Education Ministers’ Conference in 2020 and (ii) the regional five-year progress review (5PR), among others.
When: 1-4 October 2019
Where: Amari Watergate Bangkok
Who: With support from the Japanese Funds-in-Trust, UNICEF and UNESCO Bangkok, approximately 250 key stakeholders will be invited from relevant organizations within and outside the Asia-Pacific region.
Invited guests will include government officials, non-governmental organizations and civil society organizations in Asia and the Pacific who are responsible for SDG 4 planning, monitoring and statistics. In particular, DG and technical level officials, including Education Management and Information Systems (EMIS) officials, of the ministry of education (MoE) and national SDG 4 coordinators will be invited.
Organizers: The meeting is organized by UNESCO Asia and Pacific Regional Bureau for Education in Bangkok, UNICEF East Asia and Pacific Regional Office and UNICEF Regional Office for South Asia
Note: This meeting is not open to the public. Attendance is by invitation only.
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