Education 2030: Education and skills for the 21st century - Second technical follow-up meeting to the regional ministerial meeting in Buenos Aires

When, local time: 
Thursday, 15 February 2018 - 10:00pm to Friday, 16 February 2018 - 10:00pm
Where: 
Chile, Santiago
Type of Event: 
Category 6-Expert Committee
Contact: 
l.bilbao@unesco.org

The main objectives of the meeting is to review the progress in relation to the commitments made in Buenos Aires and prepare the next regional ministerial meeting, to be held in July 2018, in Sucre, Plurinational State of Bolivia.

Other objectives of this meeting are to prepare regional participation in the global SDG-Education 2030 Steering Committee meeting, which will take place from February 28 to March 2 in Paris. The participants will analyze in greater depth the functioning and working modalities of the Regional Steering Committee for Latin America and the Caribbean, which will ensure coherence, coordination and joint work in the region.

Also, the activities of the roadmap for the implementation of SDG4 – E2030 in Latin America and the Caribbean will be further developed and initiated.

The meeting will be attended by the current country representatives of the Latin America and the Caribbean in the Global Steering Committee SDG 4/E2030 (Bolivia, Argentina, and Brazil), as well as a representative of the English speaking Caribbean (Grenada) and education specialists from UNICEF and UNESCO. Representatives of civil society, teachers and regional organizations will be present.