Pandemic has proven to be a challenge for schools and universities.
The ministers responsible for Education in the Member States of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP) will meet tomorrow by videoconference to discuss the current state of education in a time of pandemic Covid-19.
The opening session of the 11th Meeting of CPLP Ministers of Education will count on the interventions of the Minister of Education of Cape Verde, Maritza Rosabal, of the CPLP Executive Secretary, Francisco Ribeiro Telles, and of the Deputy Director-General of Education of the Organizations United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Stefania Giannini.
Under the theme “Education in CPLP Member States and the context of the Covid-19 pandemic”, the meeting is an initiative of the CPLP acting presidency, namely, the Minister of Education of Cape Verde, Maritza Rosabal.
In the invitation, the Cape Verdean minister highlighted the “commitment of the rotating presidency to reinforce multilateral cooperation in the field of Education”, continuing the plan, “in line with Sustainable Development Goal 4 of the“ United Nations Agenda 2030 ”, despite the constraints resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic situation ”.
In this sense, on the table for discussion is the state of play of the implementation of the CPLP Multilateral Cooperation Action Plan in the Field of Education (2016-2020) and the strategic guidelines for the period 2021-2026. At the same time, the ministers will take the opportunity to discuss the strengthening of institutional relations with International Organizations in the field of Education and Training, namely, with the Organization of Ibero-American States for Education, Science and Culture (OEI), the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the National Agency ERASMUS Education and Training.
In July 2018, the Republic of Cape Verde assumed the pro tempore Presidency of CPLP, at the Conference of Heads of State and Government, held in Santa Maria, on the island of Sal, under the motto “People, Culture, People Oceans ”.
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