Setting commitments: National SDG 4 Benchmarks to transform education


Thu Jul 07 2022 at 12:30 pm to 02:15 pm


Japan Society | New York, NY

A special HLPF side-event to examine why the new SDG 4 benchmarks are a transformative approach to fulfilling our neglected commitment.
About this Event

The UNESCO Institute for Statistics and the Global Education Monitoring Report are mandated by the international community to monitor and report on country progress towards SDG 4. As part of this effort, they have been supporting all countries to develop national benchmarks by 2025 and 2030 to assess progress towards SDG 4.

Join us in person in New York or for a special high-level HLPF side-event and hear insights on the process of setting national SDG 4 benchmarks aligned with national education sector plans and there importance as a key outcome of the upcoming Transforming Education Summit, upon which the monitoring of other Summit commitments can also be built.

Confirmed speakers include:

Stefania Giannini, Assistant Director-General for Education, UNESCO

Ambassador Rodrigues-Birkett, Permanent Mission of Guyana to the United Nations

H.E David Moinina Sengeh, Minister of Basic and Senior Secondary Education and ChiefInnovation Officer for the Directorate of Science, Technology and Innovation, Sierra Leone

Ibtisam Ayoub, Secretary General of Jordan National Commission for Education, Culture and Science, Jordan Focal point for SDG4 / Member of HLSC Sherpa group

Susan Hopgood, President of Education international and Federal Secretary of the Australian Education Union

Cheikhena Lam, Director of Policy and Planning, Ministry of Education, Senegal

Manos Antoninis, Director, Global Education Monitoring Report

Silvia Montoya, Director, UNESCO Institute for Statistics

Debra Jones, Head of Advocacy, Education Commission (moderator)

PLEASE NOTE: Masks are required for entry into the Japan Society premises and participants will need to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination and ID at the door.

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Japan Society, 333 East 47th Street, New York, United States

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