Meeting in Buenos Aires

A regional meeting on the theme “Key Education Challenges in Latin America and the Caribbean: Teachers, Quality, and Equity”, was held on 12-13 May 2011, in Buenos Aires, Argentina.  The Meeting was in preparation for the 2011 ECOSOC Annual Ministerial Review (AMR), to be held at United Nations Headquarters in Geneva in July 2011, on the theme:  Implementing the internationally agreed goals and commitments in regard to education.

The meeting was hosted by the Government of Argentina, in cooperation with the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA), the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), and the United Nations Economic Commission for Latina America and the Caribbean (ECLAC).

More information:
Final press release
Previos press release
A press conference will take place at Hotel Panamericano, on 12 May, 10.15 am
Hotel Panamericano, Buenos Aires (mapa)
About the meeting
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Featured Speakers

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Eugenio Severín Especialista Senior de Educación Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo BID
Cristián Cox Director del CEPPE y Experto Asociado de UNESCO
Jeffrey M. Puryear Codirector Programa de Promoción de la Reforma Educativa en LAC
Daniela Trucco División de Desarrollo Social, CEPAL

Program highlights

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12 MAY 10:45
Session 1. Review of the Educational agenda of the LAC region
12 MAY 14:00
Session 2. Key issues for educational progress in LAC: Teachers and ICTs in Education
12 MAY 16:15
ICTs in education
13 MAY 09:15
Session 3: Education Quality and Equity in Education
13 MAY 11:15
Equity in Educacion