Education post-COVID 19 : High-Level Political Forum 2020 side event

Organized by
United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Office (UNESCO)
9 July 2020, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Coronavirus (COVID-19)
School Management - Safe Schools and Learning Environments
Inclusive Education
Education Financing

Organized by UNESCO, SDG-Education 2030 Steering Committee, with support from Group of Friends for Education and Lifelong Learning the virtual side event of the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) 2020 will bring together multilateral institutions, national governments, civil society actors, teachers, foundations, private sector and youth advocates around 3 objectives.

New realities for education affected by COVID:

  • Amplified Inequalities
  • Recessionary outlook

Building back Resilient and Inclusive

  • Spotlight on teachers, students and a safe return to school
  • Spotlight on partnerships to ensure learning continuity

Imperatives for driving forward SDG 4:

  • Inclusion
  • Continued and renewed support for education financing


The event, in English, will feature an inclusive multi-stakeholder panel discussion bringing together high-level representatives of Member States (represented on the SDG-Education 2030 Steering Committee and the Group of Friends), the UN system, as well as key actors in the field of education from COVID-19 Global Education Coalition established by UNESCO, now counting 100 partners.