The briefing will be an opportunity for the Deputy Secretary-General to update and exchange views with Member States around preparations for the Transforming Education Summit, which the Secretary-General will convene in Spetember 2022. The Assistant Director-General for Education of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will also be present.
As the world emerges from the COVID-19 crisis, the Transforming Education Summit provides an opportunity to mobilize greater political ambition, commitment, and action to reverse the slide on SDG 4, reimagine education, and accelerate progress on education and the 2030 Agenda more broadly for the remainder of the Decade of Action.
The "Transforming Education Summit" is set for September 2022.
- The UN Secretary-General announced that he will convene a summit on Transforming Education in September 2022.
- The summit is proposed in 'Our Common Agenda,' as part of the focus on better representing young people and future generations.
- Preparations for the Summit will build on a UNESCO report on a "new social contract" for education.