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Inter-Provincial Forum on Education

UNESCO convened an Inter-Provincial Forum on Education on 9th July 2011, in Islamabad. The objective of the forum was to provide a platform to national and provincial stakeholders for exchange of views on the challenges relating to education in Pakistan for
strengthening coordination and promoting common understanding about various issues; to brainstorm on national and provincial priorities and possible strategies, including devolution and Right to Free Education; to share information and promote knowledge about good practices in other countries and to brainstorm on mechanisms for mainstreaming the UN mandate and universally accepted norms and values in education.

Senior officials and representatives from all the Provinces/Areas actively participated in the Forum. National and International experts made presentations on related subjects, and Provincial/Area representatives offered their view points and suggestions. At the end, participants unanimously evolved a set of recommendations.
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