The objectives pursued by the measure are to strengthen human capacity development in Afghanistan by increasing women's access to quality higher education and TVET through cooperation with Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.
On April 12, 2019, Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica and Director-General Stefano Manservisi attended the High-Level Event on the International Financing Facility for Education (IFFEd) at the World Bank/IMF Spring meetings.
"Today marks the first International Day of Education. This is an important occasion to celebrate education's fundamental role in giving people the skills, values and knowledge to build their futures. Education also drives economic growth, social cohesion and fosters our European values such as democracy, equality and the rule of law.
Overall Objective: Contribute to improved access and completion of safe quality education for learners in fragile and crisis-affected environments
Improved resilience of learners and teachers
Improved resilience of education systems
Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, attends today the Global Partnership for Education Conference in Dakar, Senegal and calls on global leaders to step up their investment in education.
The 2018 Global Education Meeting brought education leaders from all around the world together in Brussels to review the progress towards the universal global education commitments since adoption of 2030 Agenda.