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Posted On: 23 September 2018 09:18 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:19 pm

​HH Sheikha Moza takes part in WISENY education forum in New York

Khadiza Begum
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HH Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF), attended the WISENY education forum in New York this Saturday, which was organized by the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE), a member of QF, reported QNA

During the opening plenary session, Her Highness was joined by the UN Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed, HE Sheikh Meshal bin Hamad Al-Thani, Qatar's Ambassador to the United States of America, and HE Sheikha Alya bint Ahmed bin Saif Al-Thani, the Permanent Representative of Qatar to the United Nations.

Her Highness then toured and participated in various workshops and learning labs, exchanging ideas with leading experts on how to use innovation to tackle rising education challenges, like refugee learning and unequal education access among others.

Held under the theme Learning Revolutions: Creating Educational Environments for Empowerment and Inclusion, WISENY gave over 350 educators, experts and thought leaders from around the world a platform to share their opinions and solutions, as well as network to democratise the global education conversation.

WISENY was the first event kicking off the 2018 Global Goals Week, a series of events focused on driving progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), during the opening of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly and under the auspices of the UN Foundation.(QNA)

Cover photo credit: Qatar Foundation