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  • Assessing the EFA architecture to prepare for Education 2030


    Unlike other regions, Asia-Pacific has had EFA coordination mechanisms prior to the World Conference on Education for All (WCEFA) in 1990 in Jomtien, Thailand, the event that initiated the establishment of the global EFA architecture. It was in 1987, when UNESCO launched the Asia-Pacific Programme of Education for All (APPEAL) to promote basic education for all in the region. After 2000, the programme was expanded to include the promotion of the six EFA goals. In parallel, the Thematic Working Group on EFA (TWG on EFA), was established after the international community reiterated its...

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