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International Partnerships
Global Gateway High-Level Event on Education
Global Gateway High-Level Event on Education
  1. 9.00-9.20
    Opening session

    Keynote address by Jutta Urpilainen, Commissioner for International Partnerships, Caroline Gennez, Minister of Development Cooperation and Major Cities,and Amina J. Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations

  2. 9.20-10.00
    ‘Fireside chat’

    Testimonies and exchange among beneficiaries and Commissioner Jutta Urpilainen, and Belgian Minister Caroline Gennez

  3. 10.00-11.15
    Teachers and the teaching profession

    The session will spotlight the transformative role of teachers and the teaching profession in addressing the global learning crisis and enhancing the quality of education.

  4. 11.15-11.45
    Networking Coffee
  5. 11.45-13.10
    Financing the education transformation

    Underscoring the critical need for intensified investment in education, the panel will illustrate how the EU, Team Europe, partner countries and international partners lead by example through political commitment and practical solutions for more and better education financing.

  6. 13.10-14.30
    Networking Lunch
  7. 13.30-14.30
  8. 14.30-15.45
    Parallel sessions I

    I. Equity and inclusion in and through education

    Addressing the critical role of education in advancing equity and inclusion, the panel will highlight how the EU and its partners are promoting equality, including gender equality and inclusion, through strategic investments.

    II. Gearing up VET and higher education for the future

    The panel will showcase investments in higher education and vocational education and training (VET) in support of major social and economic transformations as the world seeks to achieve an equitable twin transition.

  9. 15.45-16.15
    Networking Coffee
  10. 16.15-17.30
    Parallel sessions II

    I. The green transition, greening education, and green skills

    This panel will present EU's commitment to partnerships around future-proof education systems, advancing quality and inclusive green education and skills, while leaving no one behind.

    II. The digital transition, digital education, and digital skills

    The panel will show examples of how inclusive and high-quality digital learning can support a human-centric transformation leaving no one behind and explores opportunities and future partnerships through investment in digital education.

  11. 17.45-18.20
    Closing session

    The closing session will conclude the journey through the Global Gateway High-Level Event on Education and reflect on the insights gained, celebrate the achievements showcased and chart a forward-looking path for the transformative next steps in international partnerships in education, with a special focus on the 2024 UN Summit for the Future.

  12. 18.20-19.30

Practical information


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