The Fourth Meeting of the Consultative Group in preparation of the Sixth International Conference on Adult Education (CONFINTEA VI)

3 - 6 February 2009
Hamburg, Germany

The meeting reviewed the overall progress of the preparation for CONFINTEA VI, the outputs of the regional conferences reports, the structure and methodology of the Global Report on Adult Learning and Education (GRALE) and the Preliminary Draft Outcome Document. The ERP Partnership advocated for special attention during the 2009 CONFINTEA meeting, on rural people's education and training needs and opportunities, including agriculture extension and training, considered a bridge between Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) 1 and 2.

The Sixth International Conference on Adult Education (CONFINTEA VI) will take place in Belem, Brazil from 19 to 22 May 2009 under the overall title: "Living and Learning for a Viable Future - The Power of Adult Learning".