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EAA FOUNDATION TO JOIN OTHER GLOBAL EDUCATION LEADERS AT WISE 2017

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Following the success of the 2015 World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) in convening prominent global leaders in education, Education Above All (EAA) Foundation is looking forward to hosting a plenary session and a series of panel sessions at this year’s WISE 2017 summit

Following the success of the 2015 World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) in convening prominent global leaders in education, Education Above All (EAA) Foundation is looking forward to hosting a plenary session and a series of panel sessions at this year’s WISE 2017 summit in Doha. EAA Foundation will also have an interactive booth within the wise village at which guests will be able to see the impact of EAA Foundation’s work first hand.

The EAA panel 2017 Asset over Burden - Education for refugee youth: From policies to programming, let the evidence speak’, will bring together diverse education stakeholders to explore ideas on a wide range of issues facing the IDP’s and Refugees. The panellist will facilitate and expedite actions in areas deemed as a high priority for enabling a successful future for today’s refugees and IDPs, as well as examining the root causes that led to today’s refugee crisis, as a means of preventing future crises.

The EAA Foundation sessions will highlight both Al Fakhoora and ROTA’s unique approaches to this critical situation through an enabling environment, institutional and organizational levels of discussion, and individual /community input which gives a voice to youth to reflect on their experiences.

Plenary Speakers will include:

Master of Ceremonies

Ms. Yalda Hakim
International Broadcast Journalist (Australia)

Keynote Speaker

H.E. Mr. Nana Akufo-Addo,
President of Ghana, co-Chair of SDG Advocates

Speakers

Dr. Alaa Murabit
SDG Advocate – Health, Employment and economic growth (Canada)

Commissioner Christos Stylianides
European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management (Cyprus)

Mr. Kevin Murphy
President, ExxonMobil Foundation (USA)

Mr. Allan E. Goodman
CEO and President, International Institute of Education (USA)

Ms. Asmaa Fikree
Qatar Youth Advocate (Qatar)

Impact

"Humanity will not overcome the immense challenges we face unless we ensure that children get the quality education that equips them to play their part in the modern world." -- HH Sheikha Moza bint Nasser

Surpassing

12.8 million

enrolment commitments for OOSC

9,099

Scholarships

89.5%

retention rate

395,558

Teachers trained

45,000

schools and classrooms