ERIC Number: ED409223
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
A New Approach: The Cairo Conference. Focus: Education, Population, and Development.
Jolis, Cilla Ungerth, Ed.
EFA 2000 Bulletin, n16 Jul-Sep 1994
This bulletin provides news on the follow-up to the World Conference on Education for All (Jomtien, Thailand, 1990) at which 155 countries pledged to provide education for all children and adults and massively reduce illiteracy before the year 2000. This bulletin focuses on the September 1994 Cairo (Egypt) Population Conference and the issues of population and development which dominated it. Articles include: (1) "Population and Development: A New Approach" (Nafis Sadik); (2) "The Cairo Population Conference: A Women's Agenda"; (3) "Population Education Comes of Age"; (4) "Special Needs Education: Conference Endorses Inclusive Schools"; (5) "Arab Ministers Emphasize Cooperation"; and (6) "Mubarak Signs Delhi Declaration". Other sections includes news briefs, book notes, and a calendar of meetings. (EH)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Comparative Education, Developing Nations, Development, Educational Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Functional Literacy, Global Education, Human Resources, International Cooperation, Literacy, Mass Media, Nonformal Education, Womens Studies
Education for All (EFA) Forum Secretariat, UNESCO, 7 Place de Fontenoy, 75352 Paris 07 SP, France.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). Education for All Forum Secretariat.