Participants in the UNGEI Technical Consultation will include Ministers of Education from around the world, representatives from UN agencies and civil society and experts on Early Childhood Care and Education.




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  • Ms. Rima Salah, Deputy Executive Director, UNICEF, New York.
  • Hon. Yousry El Gamal, Minister of Education, Egypt.
  • Ambassador Moushira Khattab, Secretary General of the Egypt National Council for Childhood and Motherhood.
  • Mr. Nicholas Burnett, Director, EFA Global Monitoring Report.
  • Cassie Landers, Early Childhood expert, Columbia University.
  • Dr. Cream Wright, Global Chief of Education, UNICEF, New York.
  • Hon. Mrs Angelina Baiden-Amissah, Deputy Minister, Basic & Teacher Education, Ghana.
  • Dr. Lina Laigo, Executive Director, Council for the Welfare of Children, Philippines
  • H.E. Jasna Provoste, Ministry of Education, Chile.
  • Dr. Tayseer Al-Nahr, Secretretary General, Ministry of Education
  • Desmond Birmingham, Head of EFA-FTI Secretariat.
  • Dr. Nurper Ulkuer, Programme officer ECD Unit, UNICEF, New York.
  • Dr. Malak Zaalouk, Education Adviser and UNGEI Regional Focal Point, MENARO.
  • Ms. Annelene Rør, Education Adviser, Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) and UNGEI co-chair.
  • Ms. Lucy Lake, Executive Director of CAMFED and UNGEI Co-Chair.
  • Ms. Judy Katz, Producer, Wide Angle documentary, Back to School.
  • Ms. Tamara Rosenberg, Coordinating Producer, Wide Angle documentary, Back to School.