Save our Education: High-Level Political Forum 2020 side event

Organized by
Save the Children
Sierra Leone
14 July 2020, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Humanitarian Sectors - Education

You are invited to the Save Our Education event, co-hosted by Sierra Leone, on sidelines of the High-Level Political Forum 2020.
The event will discuss the impact of COVID-19 on children’s education and wellbeing, and the urgency of coordinated global action, as highlighted in Save the Children's new global Save our Education report.

The event speakers include:
Honourable Minister Dr. David Moinina Sengeh, Minister of Education for Sierra Leone
Honourable Minister Dag-Inge Ulstein, Minister of International Developement for Norway
Honourable Minister Maria Victoria Angulo, Minister of Education for Colombia
Jaime Saavedra, Global Director of Education at the World Bank
Kevin Watkins, Save the Children UK CEO
Child Advocate

The event is an opportunity to hear from global education leaders about COVID-19's impact on children's learning and well-being, to share positive global policy and funding practices and discuss what must urgently be done to ensure the right to education is fulfilled during and after the pandemic.