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DAY 1, Monday 17 July 2006
Time
Details
Chair
13:00-14:00 Registration [Download form]  
SESSION I: WELCOME START- UP FORMALITIES

Outcomes
- Common agreement on the learning points on progress since the last meeting
- Clarity of the role of the GAC committee and responsibilities of committee members

14:00-15:00 Welcome Remarks

 

SESSION II : UNGEI PROGRESS UPDATES

Outcomes
- Final endorsement of key working documents: TOR, Statement of Intent, Workplan

15:00-16:30

Presentations:

  • Progress update on 2006 Work plan and budget by Secretariat and co-Chairs, to include key learning points from quarterly reports and regional experience in the first six months
  • Final endorsement of key working documents [TOR, Statement of Intent, Workplan, Summary of Workplan outputs].
  • Progress updates by members. each memebr to highlight one key achievement.

 

COFFEE BREAK
16:30-17:00

SESSION III: UNGEI Communications and Advocacy

Outcomes
- Approval of UNGEI communications strategy
- Selection of spokespersons/champions
- Agreement on key messages for 2006-2007

17:00-18:15

Presentation:

Related docs:

UNGEI Fact Sheet

UNGEI Country Sheet

Girls Too! Newsletter – Issue No. 1 (Welcome issue)
Girls Too! Newsletter – Issue No. 2 (Education in emergencies)
Powerpoint for discussion on ECD and spokespersons

 


Reception hosted by UNESCO & UNICEF
19:00


DAY 2 - Tuesday 18 July 2006
Time
Details
Chair

SESSION IV: Strengthening the UNGEI partnetrship mechanism at country level

Outcomes
- Strengthening awareness of the importance of ensuring that the UNGEI partnership is effective for girls at country level

9:00-10:00

Presentation and Discussion

UNGEI and partnerships at country level : Challenges and Opportunities

Speaker:
Angeline Mugwendere

Practical steps for GAC partner organisations to support strategic integration of gender equality into existing planning/budgeting processes.

10:00-12:00

Working Groups

Each group will look at the following:

  1. What has been the experience of UNGEI partners in strengthening commitment to gender equality in national planning processes (assessment ,implementation, M&E)
  2. What are the obstacles fro building effective partnerships at country level?
  3. What are the current opportunities?

 

12:00-13:00

Report back from Groups

 

LUNCH BREAK

13:00-14:00

SESSION V: Recommendations and Commitments for EFA Working Group

Outcomes
- Recommendations and Commitments to take forward to EFA Working Group and inform the UNGEI partnership mechanism at all levels.

14:00-15:30

Discussion:

 

Joint agreement of recommendations and commitments based on outcomes of Working Groups to be taken forward to EFA Working Group

 

COFFEE BREAK

15:30-16:00

SESSION VI : Way Forward

16:00-17:00

Discussion

Strengthening GAC (membership, renewing commitments)

  • Agreement on new membership
  • Summary of agreed action points for the next 6 months made during the meeting
 

17:30

Closing

 

ANNEX

GAC Member List


Minutes from 17 May Co-Chair Teleconference

Minutes from 17-18 Jan Co-Chair NY Mtg

 

UNGEI Technical Meeting, ASummary Outcomes, 27-28 Nov 2005, Beijing

Report of the 5th High-Level Group Meeting on Education for All

Annex A: Action Points from GAC meeting Nov. 2005

UNGEI Mapping questionnaire

UNGEI Member report questionnaire

 

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