2014 03 19 UNESCO Roundtable

The U.S. National Commission for UNESCO And the Institute of International Education (IIE)

Invite you to:
A Policy Briefing and Discussion on UNESCO Education for All Global Monitoring Report
Teaching and Learning: Achieving Quality for All Global Education Goals and the Role of the United States

Hosted by the Institute of International Education

When:
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Where:
809 UN Plaza
New York, NY 10017
12th Floor


AGENDA:

3:30-3:40pm: Welcome and Introductions of Participants
Daniel Obst, Deputy Vice President, Institute of International Education (IIE) and Member of U.S. National Commission for UNESCO
Allison S. Wright, Executive Director, U.S. National Commission for UNESCO

3:40-3:50pm: Presentation: Lessons from the Education For All Global Monitoring
Report Vibeke Jensen, Director, UNESCO NY Liaison Office and Secretariat of the UN Global Education First Initiative

3:50-4:50pm: Discussion
Facilitated by: Phyllis R. Magrab, Professor of Pediatrics, UNESCO Chair, Director, Center for Child and Human Development, Georgetown University, and Member of U.S. National Commission for UNESCO

  • Topic 1: Implications of the GMR findings for U.S. education policy
  • Topic 2: How can U.S. education community have a positive impact in the global environment?

4:50-5:00pm: Summary and Conclusion
Allison S. Wright, USUNESCO