Partners’ Meeting 8-9 June, 2016 Paris, France

Provisional Meeting Agenda:

Date / TimeAgenda items

Wednesday, 8 June 2016

The CG Partners’ Meeting – Day 1


9.00 – 9.20

Welcome & Overview of the Objectives and Agenda

Opening remarks (powerpoint_#1)

o   Ms. Divya Lata, the CG Executive Board Chair

Self-introduction of participants
9.20 – 10.15Global ECD Agenda and Goals – in the era of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) (10 min each)


Early Childhood agenda and the Education 2030

o   Dr. Sobhi Tawil, Chief, Section of Partnerships, Cooperation and Research, UNESCO

Introduction to ECD Action Network: its background, concept and program strategy

o   Message from Dr. Pia Britto, Senior Advisor on Early Childhood Development, UNICEF

Advocacy and networking priorities and opportunities for Early Childhood

o   Dr. Joan Lombardi, Senior Advisor, Bernard van Leer Foundation


ECD: Is everybody ready for the new SDG 4.2?

o   Ms. Caroline Arnold, Director, Education Programme, and
Ms. Sheila Manji, Global Head of ECD, Aga Khan Foundation


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