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  • UNICEF
  • UNDP
  • UNFPA
  • UNESCO

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  • Education
  • Meetings and other events
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The first World Education Forum (WEF) was convened in Dakar, Senegal, from 26 to 28 April 2000, jointly by UNESCO, UNDP, UNICEF, UNFPA and the World Bank to assess progress toward EFA since Jomtien. It was the culminating event of the decade of Education for All initiated at the 1990 World Conference on Education for All - Meeting Basic Learning Needs.

The Dakar Framework for Action, a collective commitment to meeting the basic learning needs of all children, youth and adults by 2015 through six goals, was adopted a the end of the Forum.

The World Education Forum 2015 was convened by UNESCO, jointly with UNICEF, UN-Women, UNDP, UNFPA, UNHCR and the World Bank and took place from 19 to 22 May 2015 in Incheon, Republic of Korea. The aim of the WEF 2015 was to reshape the global education agenda within the comprehensive framework of the SDGs being defined for 2030.

The Incheon Declaration was adopted at the end of the Forum.

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