Opening Summit: Reimagining education to raise learning outcomes in Sub-Saharan Africa

Room: Nelson Mandela Hall

Master of Ceremony: Dr. Hambani Masheleni, A.g. Director of Education, Science, Technology & Innovation, African Union Commission

Welcome Remarks

  • Yumiko Yokozeki, Director, UNESCO IICBA
  • Zahra Kamil, Permanent Representative of the OIF to the African Union and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa

High-Level Segment – Keynote Speeches

  • H.E. Ambassador Stéphane Jobin, Ambassador of Canada to Ethiopia
  • H.E. Professor Mohamed Belhocine, Commissioner of ESTI of the AUC
  • Kathryn Toure, Regional Director, East and Southern Africa, IDRC
  • Lieke van de Wiel, Deputy Regional Director, UNICEF ESARO (virtually)
  • Ouidad Tebbaa, Directrice régionale de l’AUF (virtually)
  • Prof. Abdel Rahmane Baba Moussa, Secretary General of CONFEMEN
  • Mr. Geoffroi Montpetit, Administrator of OIF (virtually)
  • H.E. Umaro Sissoco Embalo, President of the Republic of Guinea Bissau and ECOWAS (video message)

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