World Education Forum 2015

19 May 2015 to 22 May 2015
Korea, Republic of

Equitable and inclusive quality education and lifelong learning for all by 2030

Transforming lives through education

At the World Education Forum (WEF) UNESCO will be leading the way, in collaboration with six co-conveners, to build a powerful new education agenda that will transform lives. The target date for reaching Education for All goals and the Millennium Development Goals is 2015 and governments are now preparing the new agenda. 

WEF 2015 objectives

  • Take stock of achievements and shortfalls in the implementation of the Dakar Framework for Action and the education-related Millennium Development Goals during the period 2000-2015
  • Agree on a joint position for the education goal and targets in the post-2015 development agenda, which will be adopted by UN Member States at a Summit in September 2015
  • Agree on a comprehensive Framework for Action to guide and support the implementation of the future education agenda.