The EFA Global Monitoring Report 2009 -- focusing on governance, financing and management of education -- is to be launched during the International Conference on Education (25-28 November, Switzerland).
The annual meeting of the High Level Group on EFA -- to be attended by heads of state, education ministers, bilateral, multilateral and civil society organizations -- is to be held 16-18 December in Norway.
The next four months also count a series of regional preparatory conferences leading up to the May 2009 CONFINTEA VI conference on adult learning. These conferences are being held in Latin America and the Caribbean (10–13 September, Mexico); the Asia-Pacific (6 – 8 October, Republic of Korea); sub-Saharan Africa (5–7 November, Kenya); and for the Europe-North America region, in Hungary (3–5 December).
Read about UNESCO’s ongoing core initiatives in education:
TTISSA: Teacher Training Initiative in Sub-Saharan Africa
A 10-year UNESCO initiative to improve teacher-training capacities in 46 sub-Saharan countries.LIFE: The Literacy Initiative for Empowerment
A 10-year UNESCO initiative targeting the 35 countries with 85% of the world's illiterate population.EDUCAIDS: The Global Initiative on Education and HIV/AIDS EDUCAIDS
A UNESCO-led initiative carried out with 10 UN agencies to help governments provide a comprehensive response in the area of HIV/AIDS education.