The 2015 Education for All (EFA) Global Monitoring Report (GMR) will provide a definitive assessment of overall progress at the national, regional and global level toward the six EFA goals that were established in Dakar, Senegal, in 2000. EI strongly encourages its affiliates to participate in this consultation.
EI has released its statement to mark International Women’s Day (IWD) 2014 on 8th March. EI affiliates are encouraged to use this statement in their own IWD communications and in connection with EI’s global campaign Unite for Quality Education.
The National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers (NASUWT) and the National Union of Teachers (NUT), the two largest EI’s national affiliates, have criticised the UK coalition Governments’ consultation on child poverty.
On 18 February, the President of the UN General Assembly, John William Ashe, launched a Global Partnership on Youth in the Post-2015 Development Agenda, facilitated by the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi. This will highlight youth priorities and give young people a chance to voice their own visions for the post-2015 agenda. Through an inclusive platform, young people will formulate concrete ideas that can be proposed for the inter-governmental deliberations.
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