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2 April, 2020

“We come together in a time of crisis, when our role to lead and coordinate the Education 2030 Agenda has never been greater,” said Assistant Director-General for UNESCO, Ms Stefania Giannini, opening the emergency virtual meeting of the SDG-Education 2030 Steering Committee on Thursday 2 April.

In the face of school closures affecting 1.5 billion students in 187 countries, Steering Committee members focused their recommendations on the urgency of equity measures, supporting teachers and averting the fallout from a financial crisis that could exacerbate learning inequalities and deepen the education crisis.

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