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