National Conference on Education for All living Together
Dates: 4-6 December 2007
Venue: Khartoum, Sudan

Ahfad University for Women is celebrating the centennial of girl’s education in Sudan this year with a series of activities. A national conference on education will be held during from 4-6 December 2007. The conference’s main objective is to develop an advocacy strategy and policy directives on how to achieve universal basic education and promote gender and geographical equality in Sudan.

This conference will highlight important issues pertaining to challenges of basic education in Sudan. Problems related to accessibility, enrollment rates and retention as well as financing of basic education will be the focus of this conference. This conference will not only address ways to overcome these problems, but also help in developing a strategy for the next 5 years, which identify a road map towards moving steadily to achieving the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) 2.