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WBU-ICEVI Webinar - Promoting Inclusive Education in time of COVID-19

Please join us on Wednesday 29 July at 8.00AM-09:30 AM EST (12.00 GMT) for a webinar on "Promoting Inclusive Education in the time of COVID-19". This will be an opportunity to share inclusive education advocacy tools and best practices based on the International Disability Alliance (IDA) Inclusive Education Global Report and the linkage with UNESCO’s 2020 Global Education Monitoring Report (GEM Report). Discussions will focus on COVID-19 challenges in education and the Reports’ Relevance and Perspectives for the Education of Learners with Visual Impairments.

This webinar will be co-hosted by the World Blind Union (WBU) and the International Council for Education of People with Visual Impairment (ICEVI).  The WBU President Dr. Fred Schroeder and ICEVI President Dr. Frances Gentle will give opening remarks. They will be joined on the panel by Dr. M.N.G. Mani, the ICEVI Chief Executive Officer, as Moderator. Panellists will be Dr Praveena Sukhraj-Ely (ICEVI First-Vice President), Dr Bushan Punani ( President, ICEVI West Asia) and Cristina Sanz, (President, ICEVI Latin America). Ms Dorodi Sharma, the Inclusive Development Officer from the IDA will report on 'Linkages between the GEM Report and the IDA Global Report on Inclusive Education'.

To register for the webinar please click here 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

* Closed captions in English, French and Spanish will be provided
* The webinar will be broadcast live on WBU Facebook​


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Best wishes



Dr. Fredric K Schroeder, President, WBU 


Dr. Frances Gentle, President, ICEVI