1 Million By 2021: the African Union Commission Chairperson Rallies Support for New Youth Initiative

22 April 2019, Addis Ababa: The African Union Commission (AUC) is set to roll out a new initiative focused on creating direct opportunities for the development of youth in Africa, to actively and meaningfully drive the full realization of Africa’s Agenda 2063. “1 Million By 2021 Initiative” aims to concretely reach millions of African youth… Continue reading

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Meeting between the Coaltion on media and education for development Africa FORum, (CAFOR) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, (UNESCO) liaison office.

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia,16 APRIL 2019.  The  Coalition on Media and Education for Development Africa Forum,(CAFOR) delegation led by the Executive Director, Dr. Lawalley Cole, accompanied by Mr. Tshimanga Mukadi-Mutoke, Senior Advisor, and Ms. Biruktayet Bilon, Special Assistant, held talks on 16 April 2019 at the UNESCO Liaison  Office with Mrs. Ana Elisa De Santana Alonso,… Continue reading

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Recommendations made during the Early Childhood Education and Development (ECED) Cluster Technical Meeting in Mauritius

1- Prioritise ECED in line with National commitments to CESA and SDG 4; 2- Ensure sound ECED policy in alignment with overall education development and overall care and nurture of children; 3- Establish multi-sectoral National Technical Working groups on Early Childhood; 4- Champion the work of the cluster at the highest political levels; 5- Prioritize… Continue reading

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African Union Teacher Prize: Call for Participation

A Call for Ministries of Education to submit applications CLOSING DATE: 30th July 2019 1. Background Teachers do one of the most important jobs in society today and must be treated with the same degree of respect as other high profile professions. Teachers can make a difference between success and failure in life; and easily… Continue reading

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Message of the Executive Director of CAFOR, Lawalley Cole, for March 2019

As we celebrate International Women’s day today 8 March 2019, we reflect on the many issues that affect more than half of humanity – the female gender. This year’s theme for the African Union (AU) International Women’s Day celebration is “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change towards Durable Solutions to Forced Displacements in Africa”.… Continue reading

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