Past Event

World Education Forum 2015

Education Above All and its programme, Educate A Child, participated in the World Education Forum (WEF) which was held in Incheon, South Korea from 19-22 April 2015. Below is the list of participations and interventions by EAA.

World Education Forum 2015
May 19
— 22, 2015
  • The four day forum culminated with the Incheon Declaration to address the immediacy of attending to the unfinished agenda of out of school children.  A critical next step is attention to the content of the Framework For Action that will outline the targets, indicators, mechanisms and financing for the education component of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which will be approved at the UN General Assembly in September 2015.  Click here to read the Incheon Declaration.
     
  • In Seoul, Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser gave a keynote speech at the 6th Asian Leadership Conference, seeking to forge new alliances between the education and business communities.  The press release is available here. Her Highness later in Incheon, gave a keynote speech at the opening session of the World Education Forum.  Watch the video on our YouTube channel.
     
  • On the sidelines of the forum, an agreement was signed between the Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and the Education Above All Foundation (EAA), click here for more information on how to support education programmes around the world.
     
  • Dr. Mary Joy Pigozzi, Director of Educate A Child, delivered a panel presentation on the barriers that out of school children face and how education systems can address them.
     
  • Pictures and videos of our participation are available here.