23 May 2013: From Challenges to Opportunities – EU High Level Conference on Education and Development, Brussels, Belgium
At the initiative of Commissioner Piebalgs, the high level conference aims to mobilise political commitment and leadership, to make improved learning a reality for all children and to move from challenges to opportunities.
It will see the EU outline its new priorities in education in developing and partner countries after 2015. Despite significant investment, there are still 61 million children without access to basic education.
During this event, partners from across the education sector will come together to look at what can be done to improve this situation and to discuss how to best work together to ensure that as many people as possible have access to education; no matter where they live.
The conference will be webcast live [ http://ec.europa.eu/europeaid/fromchallenges2013_en.htm ]here from 9.30 am CET.
Find out more: http://ec.europa.eu/europeaid/fromchallenges2013_en.htm