Conference of Ministers of Education : ''How can education help integrate people into society?''
Istanbul (Turkey), 4-5 May 2007
The conference, which attracted some 200 participants, revolved around three main themes:
- children's rights in the field of education;
- introducing education policies that promote greater social cohesion and respect for diversity;
- lifelong learning.
A child's right to high-quality teaching, measures to promote an inclusive education for socially and culturally excluded people, education for democratic citizenship and developing a better understanding of today's multicultural society, were addressed over two days. (more ...)
Speech : Hüseyin Çelik, Minister of Education of Turkey
Speech: Maud de Boer-Buquicchio
Speech: Anne Brasseur
Final press release
Programme of the conference