Ministers of Education Roundtable Series

Staff: Gene B. Sperling, Senior Fellow for Economic Policy and Director of the Center for Universal Education
2006 - Present

This series hosts ministers of education from developing countries, who come to speak about the current state of their education sectors, the reforms they are enacting, and their progress in achieving the Education for All goals. Recent speakers have included Ministers of Education from Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Kenya.

Meetings

Roundtable Meeting

Ministers of Education Roundtable Series: Rwandan Minister of Education Jeanne D'Arc Mujawamariya

Speaker:

Jeanne D'Arc Mujawamariya, Minister of Education, Republic of Rwanda
March 4, 2008

This meeting is not for attribution.

Roundtable Meeting ⁄ Washington

Ministers of Education Roundtable Series: A Perspective from Britain

Speaker:

Douglas Alexander, Secretary of State for International Development, Department of International Development

Presider:

Gene B. Sperling, Director, Center for Universal Education, Council on Foreign Relations
July 12, 2007 5:30-7:00 p.m.

This meeting is on the record.

Roundtable Meeting ⁄ Washington

Kenya's Success and Challenges in Providing Universal Free Primary Education

Speakers:

Karega Mutahi, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Republic of Kenya, George Godia, Education Secretary, Ministry of Education, Republic of Kenya

Presider:

Gene B. Sperling, Senior Fellow for Economic Policy and Director of the Center for Universal Education, The Council on Foreign Relations
April 16, 2007 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

This meeting is not for attribution.

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Ministers of Education Roundtable Series: Javed Ashraf, Minister of Education, Islamic Republic of Pakistan

Speaker:

Javed Ashraf, Minister of Education, Islamic Republic of Pakistan

Presider:

Gene B. Sperling, Director, Center for Universal Education, Council on Foreign Relations
November 30, 2006 8:30-10:30 a.m.

This meeting is on the record.

Roundtable Meeting

A New Vision for Education in Afghanistan

Speaker:

Hanif Atmar, Minister of Education, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Presider:

Gene B. Sperling, Council on Foreign Relations
September 27, 2006

This meeting is not for attribution.

Roundtable Meeting

Educational Challenges in Kenya

Presider:

Gene B. Sperling, Senior Fellow for Economic Policy; Director, Center for Universal Education

Speaker:

George Saitoti, Minister of Education, Kenya
April 28, 2004

This meeting is not for attribution.