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High Level Regional Preparatory Meeting of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)

Kenya
21 January, 2011

In support of the 2011 United Nations Economic and Social Council┐s Annual Ministerial Review, an African Regional Ministerial Meeting will take place in Nairobi focusing on the theme ┐The Right to Education for All in Africa: Reinforcing quality and equity┐. The meeting will be hosted by the Republic of Kenya in cooperation with DESA, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the United Nations Children┐s Fund (UNICEF).

The meeting will take place in the context of the International Task Force on Teachers for Education for All (EFA) International Conference on "Teachers for EFA in Africa: Collaborative action to address the teacher gap", to be held in Nairobi on 18-20 January.

The meeting will make an important contribution to the upcoming ECOSOC Annual Ministerial Review to be held at United Nations Headquarters in Geneva in July 2011 on the theme ┐Implementing the internationally agreed goals and commitments in regard to education┐ and will bring together senior regional practitioners and experts to identify integrated approaches and concrete policy measures that ECOSOC can promote to accelerate progress on the international education goals.

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Date 21 January, 2011
Time
Location Kenya
Organizer Office of Intergovernmental Support and Coordination for Sustainable Development [ Content posted by United Nations Secretariat, Agency, or Programme UN ENTITY ]
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