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World Education Forum

This story was originally posted on the Global Education First Initiative website.

The World Education Forum will take place in Incheon, Republic of Korea from 19-22 May, 2015 and aims to build a powerful new education agenda that will transform lives. The target date for reaching the Education for All goals and the Millennium Development Goals is 2015, and governments are now preparing the new agenda.

The objectives of the World Education Forum are:

- Take stock of achievements and shortfalls in the implementation of the Dakar Framework for Action and the education-related Millennium Development Goals during the period 2000-2015

- Agree on a joint position for the education goal and targets in the post-2015 development agenda, which will be adopted by UN Member States at a Summit in September 2015

- Agree on a comprehensive Framework for Action to guide and support the implementation of the future education agenda



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