Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF), attended the [email protected] education forum, which was organised by the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE), a member of QF, in New York on Saturday.
During the opening plenary session, Her Highness Sheikha Moza was joined by the UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohamed; Sheikh Meshal bin Hamad al-Thani, Qatar's ambassador to the US; and HE Sheikha Alya bint Ahmed bin Saif al-Thani, Qatar's Permanent Representative to the UN.
Sheikha Moza toured and participated in various workshops and learning labs, exchanging ideas with leading experts on how to use innovation to tackle rising education challenges, like refugee learning and unequal education access among others.
Held under the theme Learning Revolutions: Creating Educational Environments for Empowerment and Inclusion, [email protected] gave over 350 educators, experts and thought leaders from around the world a platform to share their opinions and solutions, as well as a network to democratise the global education conversation.
[email protected] was the first event kicking off the 2018 Global Goals Week, a series of events focused on driving progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), during the opening of the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly and under the auspices of the UN Foundation.
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