World Education Forum

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The World Education Forum is a premium body comprising representatives of major organisations involved in education and related activities across the world. Major organisations involved in the forum include: UNESCO, and the World Bank, and the Asian Development Bank. The World Education Forum also involves representatives from governments and education departments across the world. The World Education Forum (Dakar, Senegal, April 2000) adopted the Dakar Framework for Action reaffirming the commitment to achieving Education for All by the year 2015 and entrusted UNESCO with the overall responsibility of co-ordinating and significant international players in this work.[1] The conference, which was held in the international conference centre of the Le Méridien Président Hotel, Dakar, involved over 1,000 national leaders, United Nations agency heads, education policy-makers, non- governmental organizations, business leaders, donors and grassroots workers from over 100 countries.[2]


  1. ^ "UNESCO - Education for All". UNESCO. Retrieved 2009-01-29.
  2. ^ UNESCO. "World Education Forum Press Kit" (PDF). Retrieved 3 March 2013.

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