4th Asia-Pacific Meeting on Education 2030 (APMED): Transforming Learning – Meeting the skills demand to achieve SDGs in the Asia-Pacific


What: The overarching theme of the 4th APMED is Transforming Learning – Meeting the Skills Demand to Achieve the SDGs in the Asia-Pacific. The meeting will specifically focus on SDG Target 4.3 (equitable access to TVET and tertiary education) and Target 4.4 (relevant skills for work) and explore progress and challenges towards implementing and monitoring skills development and outcomes through formal, non-formal and informal education. The aim is to understand how Member States are progressing towards implementing SDG Targets 4.3 and 4.4, and to facilitate cross-national exchanges and sharing. The meeting will also convene the SDG4 National Coordinators’ Network to discuss the regional preparation for the Global Education Meeting (GEM, December 2018) and global review of SDG4 in 2019.

Who: With support from the Japanese Funds-in-Trust, UNICEF and UNESCO Bangkok, approximately 250 key stakeholders will be invited from relevant organizations within and outside the Asia-Pacific region. Invited guests will include government officials, non-governmental organizations and civil society organizations in the Asia-Pacific who are responsible for SDG4 planning, monitoring and statistics.

When: 12-13 July 2018

Where: The Landmark Bangkok Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand

Note: This meeting is not open to the public. Attendance is by invitation only.

For more information contact: apmed2030@unesco.org 

To learn more about the 4th APMED please click here.Event12 Jul 2018 – 13 Jul 2018

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UNESCO Bangkok
Asia-Pacific Regional Bureau for Education
Mom Luang Pin Malakul Centenary Building
920 Sukhumvit Road, Prakanong, Klongtoei, Bangkok, Thailand 10110

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The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is an inter-governmental commitment.

It is “a plan of action for people, planet and prosperity”.
It comprises of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
These goals are indivisible and encompass economic, social and environmental dimensions.