From Education for All to Education 2030 a Sustainable Development Goal

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The World Education Forum, 18-22 May 2015, was held in Incheon, Republic of Korea. The Forum adopted on 21 May 2015 the Declaration on the Future of Education. The Incheon Declaration was welcomed by the global education community, including government ministers from more than 130 countries, non-governmental organizations and youth groups. The declaration is a transformative vision for education over the next 15 years, it encourages countries to provide inclusive, equitable, quality education and life-long learning opportunities for all. The Incheon Declaration underpins the education targets in the Sustainable Development Goals that will be ratified at the United Nations in September 2015. This video features Ms Irina Bokova Director-General of UNESCO, Mr Kailash Satyarthi Laureate of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize, HE Park Geun-Hye President of the Republic of Korea, HH Sheikha Mozah Bint Nasser of Qatar UNESCO Special Envoy for Basic and Higher Education, Mr Ban Ki-moon United Nations Secretary-General, Mr Jim Yong Kim President of the World Bank Group, Mr Anthony Lake Executive Director of UNICEF and Ms Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka Executive Director of UN Women.
More about the World Education Forum http://en.unesco.org/world-education-forum-2015/

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