E9 Partnership meeting
Part of: GS Prelims and GS – II – Education; International Relations
- Minister for Education (India) addressed the consultation meeting of Education Ministers of E9 countries on E9 initiative: Scaling up digital learning to accelerate progress towards Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4 – Quality Education.
Important value additions
- Spearheaded by the United Nations (UN), the E9 Partnership was first established in 1993.
- E9 Countries: Bangladesh, Brazil, China, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Nigeria, and Pakistan.
- Aim: To advance the SDG 4 agenda by driving rapid change in education systems in three of the 2020 Global Education Meeting priorities: (i) support to teachers; (ii) investment in skills; and (iii) narrowing of the digital divide.