NEWS AND EVENTS

2006

FEBRUARY 2006
10-11 Feb
G7 Finance Ministers Meeting
Moscow, Russia
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27-28 Feb
The 3rd meeting of the Technical Committee of the ADEA Working Group Distance Education and Open Learning (WGDEOL)
Organised by ADEA WGDEOL
Mauritius
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27 Feb - 10 Mar
Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), Fiftieth Session
Organised by Division for the Advancement of Women
New York, NY
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MARCH 2006
27-31 Mar
ADEA's Biennial Meeting of Education in Africa
Organised by ADEA in collaboration with the Ministry of Education of Gabon and the government of Gabon
Libreville, Gabon
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MAY 2006
May/June
G7 Finance Meeting
St. Petersburg, Russia
 
8-10 May
Violence Against Girls in Schools – Towards Sustainable Strategies
Harare, Zimbabwe
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15 May - 2 Jun
Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women 35th Session
United Nations HQ, New York, NY
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JUNE 2006
12-15 June
Central Asian Republics and Kazakhstan (CARK) Education Forum
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
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12 Jun
World Day Against Child Labour
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8-15 Jun
The 2nd Annual Women and AIDS U.S. Tour:
Empower Women: Fight AIDS
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16 Jun
Day of the African Child
 
11-13 Jun
Global Women's Action Network for Children Conference
Dead Sea, Jordan
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22-24 Jun
Challenges and Possibilities in Gender Equity Education: The Second International Conference in the Asia-Pacific Region
Hong Kong Institute of Education, Taipo, Hong Kong
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JULY 2006
19-21 July
Working Group on Education for All
UNESCO, Paris, France
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15-17 July
G8 Summit
St Petersburg, Russia
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8-17 July
J8 Summit
St Petersberg, Russia
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AUGUST 2006
12 Aug
International Youth Day
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13-18 Aug
XVI International AIDS Conference
Toronto, Canada
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14 Aug - 8 Sept
Online discussion: "The elimination of all forms of discrimination and violence against the girl child"
Organized by the Division for the Advancement of Women (DAW)
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21-25 Aug
Child-Friendly Schools: Capacity-Building Workshop
Mozambique
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28 Aug - Sept 1
Global Consultation of Early Childhood Development
New York, NY, USA
 
SEPTEMBER 2006
8 Sept
International Literacy Day
 
12 Sept
UN General Assembly, 61st session
New York, NY, USA
 
12-15 Sept
INEE Meeting: Training in Education in Emergencies
Uganda
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28 Sept
Launch of Progress for Children Report: Water and Sanitation
New York, NY
 
OCTOBER 2006
5 Oct
World Teachers' Day
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Interview with Emmanuel Jimenez and François Bourguignon on the World Bank's World Development Report 2007
9am EDT (13:00 GMT/UTC)
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11-12 Oct
Launch of Violence Against Children Study
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17 Oct
International Day for Eradication of Poverty
 
25 Oct
One year anniversary of launch of Children & AIDS campaign
 
26 Oct
UNESCO Launch of the Global Monitoring Report
New York, NY
 
NOVEMBER 2006
14-16 Nov
High-Level Group on Education for All
Organised by UNESCO
Cairo, Egypt
 
20 Nov
Universal Children’s Day
 
23 Nov
School Related Gender-Based Violence In The Context Of Education For All: Role And Responsibility Of Stakeholders
Roundtable
UNESCO HQ, Room XII, 1.30 pm - 6.00 pm
Background note
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