UNESCO proposes to organize a World OER Congress to:
- Showcase the world’s best practices in OER policies, initiatives, and experts; and
- Release a 2012 Paris OER Declaration calling on Governments to support the development and use of OERs
- Celebrate the 10th anniversary of the 2002 UNESCO Forum that created the term OER
Room II, UNESCO HQ, Paris, France
Wednesday 20 – Friday 22 June, 2012
UNESCO, in collaboration with the Commonwealth of Learning, with funding support from the Hewlett Foundation
The Congress will bring together Ministers of Education/Human Resource Development, senior policy makers, expert practitioners, researchers and relevant stakeholders to discuss what works and what won’t work, and to agree on a Declaration with a set of targets for a 2015 World Conference.