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The voices of the people: Civil Society Spotlights reports on VNR
Thursday, 8 July 2021
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Virtual (NY Time)

Side Event

Global Campaign for Education with Africa Network Campaign for Edcation or All (ANCEFA), Asia South Pacific Association for Basic and Adult Education (ASPBAE), Campaña Lationamericana por el Derecho a la educación (CLADE), Arab Campaign for Education for All (ACEA), European and North American Campaign for Education (ENACE)

This event is a key platform to present a series of education spotlight reports related to the official documents that the States will present during the VNR process. The side event will offer alternative and complementary information from the perspective of civil society organizations, which can be very useful for States, UN agencies and policy makers. The event will discuss the findings and contrast the data offered by official sources. In addition, the spotlight reports will allow the comparative analysis that is necessary to establish measurement parameters of the regional and global progress of the sustainable development agenda.


Welcome and introduction: Refat Sabbah

  • 1. Spotlights report from Africa (Samuel Dembele)
  • 2. Spotlights report from Asia-Pacific (Helen Dabu)
  • 3. Spotlights report from Latin-America (Nelsy Lizarazo)
  • 4. Spotlights report from Arab region (Zahi Azar)
  • 5. Spotlights report from Europe (Beathe Ogard)

    Moderator and concluding remarks:
    Vernor Muñoz, GCE.

  • United Nations