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Delegates from eleven (11) African countries attended the Continental Education Strategy for Africa (CESA) Peace and Education Cluster workshop on Ensuring Safe Schools, which was held at the Ambassador Hotel Addis Ababa on 16th November, 2018. This workshop was co-hosted by the African Union Commission (AUC), Save the Children International and the Africa Network Campaign on Education for All (ANCEFA). The event was opened by H.E Prof. Sarah Anyang Agbor, Commissioner for Human Resources, Science and Technology of the African Union Commission and Ms. Doris Mpoumou, Director of the Save the Children AU Liaison Office. Among the participants were government officials representing respectively, the Ministry of Education and Ministry of Defense. Participants were from State and non-State agencies from Djibouti, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda and Zimbabwe.

The Innovating in Education Expo was organised by the African Union Commission in partnership with AU Member States and several partner organisations and agencies across Africa. The purpose of the event is to show case technical and social innovations in education and training across Africa, with the main objective of establishing a multisectoral platform for experience sharing on relevant innovations that provide solutions to education challenges in Africa.

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, September 3-4 2018: The Continental Education Strategy for Africa (CESA16-25) recognizes that, preprimary education is identified as one of the neglected sub-sector that deserves special attention. CESA 16-25 clearly states that ECED is the pillar for future learning and identifies it as the next frontier if Africa is to realize sustained quality education and training.

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, May 22, 2018: The Consultation and Experience Sharing Workshop between the Sahel and the Horn of Africa on Peace-building and the Prevention of Violent Extremism through Education kicked off today at the African Union Headquarters. The workshop is organized by the African Union Commission (AUC) in collaboration with UNESCO-International Institute for Capacity Building in Africa (IICBA).