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2nd World Open Educational Resources (OER) Congress

OER for Inclusive and Equitable Quality Education: From Commitment to Action

18-20 September 2017, Ljubljana, Slovenia

OER for Inclusive and Equitable Quality Education: ​From Commitment to Action

​The 2nd World Open Educational Resources (OER) Congress is scheduled to be held in Ljubljana, Slovenia, on 18–20 September 2017, co-organized by UNESCO and the Government of Slovenia. This event will mark five years since the World OER Congress was held in Paris in June 2012.

The Congress will follow the theme »OER for Inclusive and Equitable Quality Education: From Commitment to Action«, reflecting a strong focus on the role of OER in achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4.

Organized by UNESCO and the Slovenian Ministry of Education, Science and Sport in close collaboration with the Commonwealth of Learning, Creative Commons, the Slovenian National Commission for UNESCO and the UNESCO Chair on Open Technologies for OER and Open Learning (Jožef Stefan Institute, Slovenia) with the generous support of The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.

About the Congress

100 Member States

30 ministers, deputy ministers and state secretaries

500 congress participants

140 satellite participants

21 satellites

105 countries in the Consultations

260 participants an the Consultations

Honorary Patronage by The Commissioner for Education, Culture, European Multilingualism and Youth

Honorary Patronage by President of the Republic of Slovenia

UNESCO Deputy Director General

UNESCO Assistant Director General for Education

Western Balkan ministers for "Opening up South East Europe"

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