ERIC Number: ED392659
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
UNESCO's Co-operation within the Framework of the Major Project for the Latin American and Caribbean Region: Reference Document PROMEDLAC V Meeting.
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Santiago (Chile). Regional Office for Education in Latin America and the Caribbean.
This report summarizes UNESCO's co-operation activities within the framework of the Major Project of Education in the field of Education in Latin America and the Caribbean between May 1991 and March 1993. Regional priorities had been established in Quito (Ecuador) in 1991 to focus on: (1) women as protagonists both in family life and economic development; (2) ethnic groups and their participation in global development while preserving their ethnic and cultural characteristics; and (3) disadvantaged children, young people and adults through literacy programs and others to facilitate their increased participation in the cultural and working world. The document is directed at the participants of the meeting as well as other institutions or specialists interested in the development of the Major Project in terms of its three objectives, specific areas of co-operation and target groups. This document attempts to show the impact of co-operation through PROMEDLAC IV and PROMEDLAC V on regional education. This impact is analyzed from a technical point of view in terms of national and regional action. The contents include: (1) "Summary"; (2) "Introduction"; (3) "PROMEDLAC IV Recommendations, Central Issues and Cooperation Modalities"; (4) "UNESCO Co-operation with the Major Project in the Field of Education Between 1991 and 1993"; and (5) "Conclusions." (EH)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Santiago (Chile). Regional Office for Education in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Identifiers: Caribbean; Central America; South America
Note: Background document presented at the Meeting of the Intergovernmental Regional Committee for the Major Project in the Field of Education in Latin American and the Caribbean (5th, Santiago, Chile, June 8-11, 1993).