Education post-COVID 19 : High-Level Political Forum 2020 side event, 9 July 2020 8-9am (NYC)

Submitted by geraldine on Sun, 07/05/2020 - 19:13
c Shutterstock

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 brought 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

  • Inclusion
  • Continued and renewed support for education financing

Summary of discussions 


Watch event  

Follow @Education2030UN #ActingTogether4education

The event, in English, featured 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.