The OMEP World President, Mercedes Mayol Lassalle has been reelected for the period 2022/23 as a member of the Coordinating Group of the Collective Consultation of NGOs in Education 2030 (CCNGO/ED2030) of UNESCO.
Since its creation, UNESCO considers Non-Governmental Organizations key partners in fulfilling its mandate.
With the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, on 2015, the international community committed to a new global agenda. At the core of the agenda is the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4 – Education 2030 (ED 2030) with the objective: “Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all”.
All education partners are called to work closely together and intensify their efforts in view of achieving the SDG 4–ED 2030. The CCNGO-ED 2030 is among the key mechanisms for strengthened dialogue, common reflection, and revitalized partnerships.
The members of the Coordination Group for 2022 y 2023 will be:
International focal points
Refat Sabbah, President. Global Campaign for Education (GCE)
Mercedes Mayol Lassalle, World President. World Organization for Early Childhood Education (OMEP)
Regional focal points:
Africa: Solange Koumbon Akpo, Regional Coordinator, Africa Network Campaign on Education for All (ANCEFA)
Arab States: Fotouh Mahmoud Younes, Executive Director, Arab Network for Civic Education (ANHRE)
Asia and the Pacific: Maria Helen Dabu, Secretary-General. Asia South Pacific Association for Basic and Adult Education (ASPBAE)
Europe and North America: Christoph Jost, Director of DVV International. European Association for the Education of Adults (EAEA)
Latin America and the Caribbean: Nelsy Lizarazo, General Coordinator. Latin American Campaign for the Right to Education (CLADE)
National focal points
Andressa Pellanda, General Coordinator. Brazilian Campaign for Right to Education (BCRE)
Waleed Saad, General Manager. Woman and Society Association (WAS)
ONG Liaison Committee with UNESCO: Marie-Claude Machon Honore.