Joint Technical Meeting of UNGEI Global Advisory Committee

UNESCO Headquarters, 7 Place de Fontenoy, Room IX
Tuesday, 1 February 2011
Theme: Influencing EFA Working Group and High Level Group Meetings
Provisional Agenda






Opening of Technical meeting

Welcome remarks, review of agenda and purpose of meeting, and self-introductions of participants



2011 GMR Overview and Gender Review

Presentation of Analysis and Statistical Trends from GMR 2011, Education and Violent Conflict
Plenary discussion

GMR team member: Name TBC
Consultant: Jyotsna Jha

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch (Light buffet lunch will be served on site)

14:00 – 15:30

Group work
(2-4 groups, depending on total number of participants)

Working groups will examine the key themes/messages of the WGEFA meeting from a gender equity lens and propose recommendations. WGEFA themes:

  • improving the quality of education
  • violent conflicts and education
  • financing of education
  • making the case for education

Facilitators: Jyotsna Jha, David Wiking, Nitya Rao, and Cheryl Gregory Faye

Coffee Break 15:30 – 16:00

16:00 – 17:30

Formulation of Key Messages

  • Presentation of group work recommendations
  • Consensus on key messages to WGEFA



17:30 – 18:00

Any other business and Closing

Brief overview of gender-related priorities of Consultative Group on Early Childhood Care and Development

Brief overview of a new global education initiative, Learning: Unleashing the Power of Girls and Young Women (Working title)

Planning for GMR 2012 Review of results against expectations

Meeting evaluation

CG representative: Louise Zimanyi, Director, Consultative Group on Early Childhood Care and Development

Brookings Institution representative:
Rebecca Winthrop, Senior Fellow and Director, Center for Universal Education, The Brookings Institution

GMR team member
(Pauline Rose, Senior Policy Analyst )