Wed 15 Oct 2014 10:00:00 AM EEST
EAEA held a workshop at the Asia-Europe People's Forum (AEPF) in Milan last weekend. The Forum tackled major themes or People’s Visions, which represent AEPF’s hopes for citizens of Europe and Asia.
The Forum, titled "Towards a Just and Inclusive Asia and Europe - Building States of Citizens for Citizens", focused on the following themes:
The speakers Uwe Gartenschlaeger (DVV international and EAEA Vice-President), Rene Raya (Asia South Pacific Association for Basic and Adult Learning, ASPBAE) and Tania Berman (EAEA) presented a workshop on "Youth and Adult Education for Post-2015 Agenda: Ensuring Public Financing of Education". After presenting major trends in youth and adult education in Europe and in Asia, and discussing the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and whether it is a threat to adult education in Europe, participants came up with several recommendations and asked the forum organisers to include them in the final recommendations.
Having discussed the state of education and challenges in Europe and in Asia, the participants recommend to the AEPF Assembly:
AEPF held its 10th biennial People's Forum on 10-12 October 2014 in Milan. EAEA is looking forward to the final recommendations of the 10th AEPF.
Text and photos: Tania Berman