#GlobalEd2030

Brussels 2020 International Conference on Global Education aims to place global justice at the heart of education, underlying the need for greater collaboration and support for Global Education to create critical engagement and achieve the SDG’s by 2030.

The international conference is organised by the Belgian development agency Enabel through its Global Education programme Kruit | Annoncer la Couleur and GENE, Global Education Network Europe.

The international conference brings together experts in Global Education, educators, teacher trainers, education networks, policy makers, civil society organizations, universities and research institutes and international organisations such as UNESCO and the OECD.

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Speakers will include among others

Prof. Dr. Dirk Van Damme

Senior Counsellor in the Directorate for Education and Skills at OECD

keynote

H.E. Jai Bir Rai

Minister of Education, Bhutan

panel

Annette Scheunfplug

Prof. Dr. Annette Scheunpflug

Chair, GENE

panel

Programme

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9h00-9h45

Welcome and introduction

Official Opening – Global Education to 2030
by Enabel – Belgian Development Agency and officials

9h45-10h30

Keynote

Keynote address: Why education and global competence will be key for the success of the SDGs
Dirk Van Damme (OECD) with introduction by Prof. Dr. Annette Scheunpflug (Gene Chair)

Break
Lunch
Break

15h30 – 16h30

Panel of Inspirational speakers

Global Education to 2030 – Fire-side conversations
H.E. Jai Bir Rai, Minister of Education, Bhutan
Prof. Dr. Annette Scheunpflug , Chair, GENE
and a number of other speakers, including ministers, Members of the European Parlement and/or academics.
Moderated by Mr. Liam Wegimont, Director, GENE.

16h30-17h00

Conclusions

Closing statements
by Enabel & GENE / Ministries & agencies

17h00

Reception

Hosted by Belgian Development Agency Enabel, in cooperation with GENE & with the support of the European Commission and the Practitioners’ Network for European Development Cooperation.

Practical information

May 7th 2020, 9h00-17h30
BluePoint Brussels, 80 Bd A. Reyers Ln, 1030 Brussels

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