Global coordination must to promote education: Experts
Gulf Today|December 18, 2020
RewirEdX participants emphasise the need for more multilateral financing of aid projects to advance connectivity for learning
Imran Mojib, Special Correspondent

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DUBAI

Marking the end of a highly disruptive and unprecedented year, RewirEdX, a virtual conference on education to explore and reflect on the experiences of key stakeholders from the world of education and learning, concluded on Thursday with a clear vision going forward: to foster increased collaboration and boost connectivity for education, learning and livelihoods.

RewirEdX, the first convening by RewirEd, a collaboration to rewire the future of education between Dubai Cares, Expo 2020 Dubai and the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, took place during the pre-Expo 2020 Dubai Knowledge and Learning Week.

The virtual conference hosted ministers of education, high profile speakers and panellists from UN agencies, international NGOs, academia, as well as representatives from the public and private sector from around the world who were driving the conversation.

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