Events

Wednesday 22 April 2015, 14:30 - 18:30

Education and Development: Challenges and Perspectives

Auditorium Ivan Pictet
Maison de la paix, Geneva

Following the release of the Education for All Global Monitoring Report 2015 (GMR) and the latest issue of the journal International Development Policy (DevPol) entitled ‘Education, Learning, Training. Critical Issues for Development’, selected authors, experts, policymakers and practitioners will discuss key challenges for education in a global world.

Register now on graduateinstitute.ch/poldev-22april

 

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Education for All 2000-2015: achievements and challenges
EFA Global Monitoring Report 2015

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education-learning-training.png Education, Learning, Training: Critical Issues for Development, International Development Policy Series No.5. Carbonnier Gilles, Michel Carton and Kenneth King (Eds.) (2014) Geneva: Graduate Institute Publications, Boston: Brill-Nijhoff, 220 p.
(EAN 9789004281141)


Programme
 

14:30  

Welcome and Introduction

  • Philippe Burrin, Director, Graduate Institute
  • Gilles Carbonnier, Professor, Graduate Institute | Editor-in-chief, International Development Policy
  • Chantal Nicod, Head of West Africa Department, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)
14:45-16:15  

Launch of the Education for All
Global Monitoring Report 2015

Presentation

  • Aaron Benavot, Director of the Global Monitoring Report, UNESCO

Reactions

  • Thomas Biersteker, Director of the Programme for the Study of International Governance, Graduate Institute
  • Hugh McLean, Director, Education Programme, Open Society Foundations
  • Ritah Muyambo, Head of Programmes, World Young Women's Christian Association

Moderation

  • Michel Carton, Executive Director of NORRAG

Debate and discussion with the audience

16:15-16:45  

Coffee break

16:45-18:30  

Launch of Education, Learning, Training: Critical Issues for Development

  • Round Table
  • Nick Burnett, Managing Director of Results for Development Institute
  • Gérard Escher, Senior Advisor to the President, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
  • Fabienne Lagier, Deputy General Secretary Enfants du Monde | Steering Committee Member of the Swiss Network for Education and International Cooperation (RECI)
  • Sobhi Tawil, Senior Programme Specialist Education, Research and Foresight, UNESCO

Moderation

  • Kenneth King, NORRAG News Editor, Guest-Editor of Education, Learning, Training

Debate and discussion with the audience


The event will be streamed live; the specific address will be announced shortly beforehand at debate.devpol.org and norrag.org.

The conference will be followed by a cocktail.

Launch co-organised by the Network for international policies and cooperation in education and training (NORRAG), the journal International Development Policy (DevPol) and the Swiss Development Cooperation (SDC).

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