The Third G8-BMENA Ministerial Meeting on Education,
was held in Bonn/Germany, at the Steigenberger Grandhotel Petersberg, starting on November 21 in the afternoon at 3pm and ending on November 22 at noon.
A Senior Officials Meeting was held on November 20 at the Hotel Seminaris in Bad Honnef to prepare for the Ministerial Meeting.
In frame of this event the Education Task Force members of the BMENA and G8 countries met also in Bad Honnef on November 21.
Education is the key to individual opportunities in life, i.e. the opportunity for economic, cultural and social participation by everyone. The discussions at these meetings focused on education relevant to employment covering schools, vocational and tertiary education and adult literacy.
The general goals of the meetings were
Follow-up to the G8-BMENA Education Ministerial, Task Force Report, Sharm El Sheikh 2006
G8 Ministerial Meeting on Education, Statement, Moscow 2006
UN Millennium Development Goals
UNESCO Education for all (EFA) global monitoring report 2006, Summary