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Papua New Guinea is being represented at a high level education ministries meeting in Thailand.
The Minister for Education Nick Kuman is in Thailand this week to attend the Asia-Pacific Regional Education Conference (APREC). The Minister is being accompanied by Secretary for Education Michael Tapo and senior education officials. The conference will bring together ministers and high-level officials of ministries of education from countries in the region, as well as other stakeholders in education to discuss issues, challenges and priorities for education beyond 2015 in light of emerging development challenges.
The conference will also seek to develop regional recommendations for the international framework for action to be adopted at the World Education Forum in Incheon, South Korea next year. The conference is financially supported by the Ministry of Education, Thailand, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, the Ministry of Education, Republic of Korea, UNICEF and UNESCO.
PNG will participate in the drafting of the communiqué since it is a member of the executive board representing the 16 Pacific Island countries. Participation is by invitation only.
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