Oslo Summit on Education for Development

Programme
 

 
Programme - English
 
 
Programme - French  


Monday 6 July
 
10.00 - 16:00
Partnering for Education - Civil Society and Innovative Business Side Event
Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Oslo

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16:00
Preparatory Meeting for official delegations to the High Level Summit
"Kunstsalen", 2nd level, Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Oslo

Officials’ level discussion of programme and arrangements on 7 July and of the
Chair's Statement


*By invitation only
 
19:00
Official Opening Reception
Oslo City Hall 
   
 
19:45
Dinner hosted by the Norwegian Prime Minister *
Oslo City Hall, Oslo

*By invitation only

Tuesday 7 July
 
09:00 - 15:30
Oslo Summit on Education for Development
Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Oslo
 
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15:10 – 15:30
Opening Ceremony
"Sonja Henie", 2nd level, Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Oslo

Welcoming remarks by Mr Børge Brende, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Norway

Opening remarks:
HE Ms Erna Solberg, Prime Minister of Norway
HE Mr Ban Ki-moon, United Nations Secretary-General
Ms Malala Yousafzai, Laureate of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize
 
Panel discussion 1: Investment in Education
"Sonja Henie", 2nd level, Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Oslo

Panellists:
HE Mr Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda
Mr Anies Rasyid Baswedan, Minister of Education and Culture, Indonesia
Mr Gordon Brown, United Nations Special Envoy for Global Education
Ms Julia Gillard, Board Chair of the Global Partnership for Education
Dr Mark Dybul, Executive Director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria 
Mr Keith Hansen, Vice President Global Practices of the World Bank

Discussion and comments from the floor
  
Moderator: Ms Mishal Husain

Panel discussion 2: Girls' Education
"Sonja Henie", 2nd level, Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Oslo

Panellists:
HE Mr Evans Paul, Prime Minister of the Republic of Haiti
Dr Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA 
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State Baroness Verma, United Kingdom
Ms Graça Machel, MDG Advocate
Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, Founder and Chairperson BRAC
Ms Rebecca Winthrop, Director of the Center for Universal Education, Brookings Institution

Discussion and comments from the floor
 
Moderator: Ms Mishal Husain

Video by the Global Poverty Project
"Sonja Henie", 2nd level, Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Oslo

Presented by Mr Kweku Mandela, Co-founder of Africa Rising Foundation

Lunch
"Goia Restaurant", 2nd floor, Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel

High-level Lunch *
Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel  

Hosted by Mr Børge Brende, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Norway
 
*By invitation only
 
Round Table Lunch for Ministers of Education and Ministers for Development *
Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel

Hosted by Mr Hans Brattskar, State Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway

Discussion topic: How can ODA act in a catalytic way to ensure learning and quality teaching when domestic financing is scarce?
 
*By invitation only
 
Appeal by Hellen Griberg, Youth Ambassador for A World at School
"Sonja Henie", 2nd level, Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Oslo


Panel discussion 3: Quality and Learning
"Sonja Henie", 2nd level, Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Oslo

Panellists:
HE Mr Brigi Rafini, Prime Minister of the Republic of Niger
Ms Irina Bokova, Director-General, UNESCO
Mr Guy Ryder, Director-General of the International Labour Organization
Mr Akihiko Tanaka, President of Japan International Cooperation Agency
Mr Eric G. Postel, Associate Administrator of USAID
Mr Fred van Leeuwen, Secretary General of Education International

Discussion and comments from the floor
 
Moderator: Ms Mishal Husain
 
Panel discussion 4: Education in Emergencies and Protracted Crises
"Sonja Henie", 2nd level, Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Oslo

Panellists:
HE Mr Muhammed Nawaz Sharif, Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan
Mr Elias Bou Saab, Minister of Education, the Republic of Lebanon
Mr Malcolm Brown, Deputy Minister of International Development, Canada
Mr António Guterres, UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Mr Christos Stylianides, EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management
Mr Anthony Lake, Executive Director of UNICEF
Ms Tove Wang, Secretary-General of Save the Children Norway

Discussion and comments from the floor
  
Moderator: Ms Mishal Husain
 
Closing Ceremony
"Sonja Henie", 2nd level, Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Oslo

Remarks by Mr Gordon Brown, UN Special Envoy
 
Remarks on the Chair's statement by Mr Børge Brende, Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs
 
15:30 - 16:00
 
Press Conference & Bilateral media meetings
"Munch", 1st level, Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Oslo
 
Languages: English and French
 
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