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Minister Liina Kersna attends the Council of Education and Youth Ministers of the European Union in Luxembourg

4. April 2022 - 15:06

Minister of Education and Research of Estonia, Liina Kersna, will attend the Council of Education and Youth Ministers of the European Union in Luxembourg tomorrow, 5 April, and will meet the Education Ministers of Latvia and Lithuania. Ukrainian Minister of Education Serhiy Shkarlet will participate in the debate on education for Ukrainian war refugees.

In the context of the ongoing armed conflict in Ukraine, EU Ministers of Education and Youth will discuss how to make the education system more resilient to the effects of crises. Ministers will also discuss how to create better conditions for cooperation within the European Union, so that member states can respond more quickly to crises and ensure access to and quality of education. Education Minister of Ukraine, Serhiy Shkarlet will also participate in the debate.

EU Education Ministers will discuss cost-effective investments in education, strengthening cooperation between higher education institutions and funding the European Higher Education Network.

The Youth Council will address the mobility of young people within the EU and how national and cross-border volunteering can better complement each other. Ukrainian Minister for Youth and Sports, Vadym Guttsait will also take part in the debate.

During the visit, Minister Liina Kersna will also discuss activities in education related to the crisis in Ukraine with the Latvian Minister of Education and Science, Anita Muižniece and the Minister of Education and Science, Jurgita Šiugždinienė.

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