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July 25, 2019
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ERF and IPACC Announce Cooperation Agreement

The Education Relief Foundation (ERF) and the Indigenous Peoples of Africa Co-ordinating Committee (IPACC) have concluded a Memorandum of Understanding committing the two parties to support each other’s shared objectives and interests. The organisations will…
July 22, 2019
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ISESCO to Co-Host Regional Consultation on UDBIE in Morocco

The Middle East & North Africa Regional Technical Consultation Meeting (RTCM) for the Universal Declaration on Balanced and Inclusive Education (UDBIE) will be held in Morocco on 15 and 16 October 2019. The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural…
June 28, 2019
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OEI to host LAC Regional Consultation meetings

The Organisation of Ibero-American States for Education, Science and Culture (OEI) will host a Regional Consultation Meeting on the formal draft of the Universal Declaration on Balanced and Inclusive Education, for the Latin America and the Caribbean (LATAM)…
 

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    ERF co-hosts National Dialogue on the contextualisation of the global guide in Uganda

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    Press Release: the Education Relief Foundation’s visit to Palestine

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    A cooperation agreement was signed today with the Coordinator of Indigenous Organizations of the Amazon River Basin (COICA) as the Education Relief Foundation’s President and senior ERF officials visit COICA’s headquarters in Ecuador to concretise the International Call for Balanced and Inclusive…
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    Signing Cooperation Agreement with the African Curriculum Association (ACA)

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    Jan 16, 2019 News

    Djibouti: Meeting with the President and Prime Minister and Signing of MOUs

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