The final declaration of the meeting, attended by representatives of all the member nations of the multilateral organization, supported the construction of consensus in the Group, international solidarity and collaboration mechanisms to reduce the gaps exacerbated by the Covid-19 crisis. .
The text approved by the delegates called for the mobilization of projects, the exchange of good practices and knowledge, and the promotion of strategic alliances to face future crisis situations.
In this regard, the ministers spoke out for reactivating the Fund for South-South Cooperation in Education as a platform to promote development projects to increase investment in public education and structural reforms in education systems in the short term.
The declaration also showed the consensus to promote the use of science and innovation based on education, digital transformation, resilience and political agreement to position the educational priorities of the countries of the South in multilateral spaces.
On this day, the ministers reflected on the challenges of their nations in terms of education in the context of recovery after Covid-19 and promoting common strategies to accelerate commitment and action to advance towards the fulfillment of the Sustainable Development Goal.
In their interventions, they highlighted the importance of guaranteeing inclusive, equitable and quality education and highlighted the efforts and commitment of governments to collaborative actions to mitigate the impact of the pandemic and ensure continuity of learning.
The meeting of Ministers of Education is the first activity of Cuba in the pro tempore presidency of the Group of 77 plus China, a position he assumed on January 12.
Until this Friday, the International Pedagogy Congress 2023 is taking place here, whose theoretical program made experiences visible to achieve more inclusive, equitable and quality educational systems.