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19-02-2018 - Education and training: using EU aid to support youth

DEVE 12-02-2018 - 10:02
Students line up to wash their hands before eating at Kanda Estate Primary School in Accra, Ghana

On Monday 19th February 16:00-18:30 (PHS 5B001) the DEVE Committee will hold a public hearing on "Education and training: using EU aid to support youth". The hearing will count with the participation of representatives of UNESCO, UNICEF, the World Bank, the German Enterprise for International Cooperation (GIZ), the European Commission and NGO representatives and will be moderated by Bogdan Brunon Wenta and Vincent Peillon.

It aims to examine the state-of-play of education in developing countries and the challenges which have to be overcome to reach SDG4 by 2030, including specific obstacles faced by girls. The hearing will also analyse the EU's development aid priorities regarding education and how this aid can help youth develop relevant skills to increase their employment prospects.

The hearing will be webstreamed.

Location : PHS 5B001