10th Meeting of the COMCEC Poverty Alleviation Working Group

The 10th Meeting of the COMCEC Poverty Alleviation Working Group was held on October 5th, 2017 in Ankara, Turkey with the theme of “Education of Disadvantaged Children in the OIC Member Countries: The Key to Escape from Poverty”.

The Meeting was attended by the representatives of 19 Member States, which have notified their focal points for the Poverty Alleviation Working Group namely, Albania, Azerbaijan, Benin, Cameroon, Egypt, Gabon, the Gambia, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Malaysia, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Tunisia, Turkey and Uganda. Representatives of COMCEC Coordination Office, IDB, SESRIC, Mother and Child Education Foundation (AÇEV), Madrasati, Muslimat NU Education Foundation and UNESCO Senegal Office have also attended the Meeting.

The Representatives of the Member States have shared their experiences, achievements and challenges in education of disadvantaged children in their respective countries. The Meeting has considered the Studies “Education of Disadvantaged Children in the OIC Member Countries: The Key to Escape from Poverty” commissioned by the COMCEC Coordination Office and the “COMCEC Poverty Outlook 2017” prepared by the COMCEC Coordination Office.

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