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British High Commissioner to host British and Kenyan Parliamentarians forum on Disability Awareness in Education

NAIROBI, Kenya, September 23, 2015/APO (African Press Organization)/ --

The British High Commissioner, Dr Christian Turner, will be hosting a British All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) and Kenyan Parliamentarians forum on disability awareness in Education on Friday 25 September from 6:30 pm to 8 pm. The event will be held at the High Commissioner’s residence on 2 Tchui Road, off Naivasha Avenue in Muthaiga.

The event will highlight opportunities for stakeholders in Kenya’s education sector to address access to education for disabled children. 

The APPG on Global Education for All is a group of parliamentarians from both Houses of the British Parliament and all parties, who have come together to support strong UK action on achieving the ‘Education for All’ goals. 

Speaking at the event will be Cabinet Secretary for Education, Hon. Jacob Kaimenyi, Chair of the Education Parliamentary Committee, Hon. Sabina Chege, British Member of Parliament, Mark Williams, MP, and Baron Low of Dalston, CBE. Also in attendance will be Chairperson of the Kenya Disability Parliamentary Caucus (KEDIPA), Hon. Isaac Mwaura, Mombasa Senator, Hon. Hassan Omar Hassan, Kibra MP, Hon. Kenneth Okoth among others.

UKaid, through the Department for International Development (DFID), and the global action galvanised by the Millennium Development Goals and UNESCO’s ‘Education for All’ Goals have played crucial roles in supporting many countries to make substantial progress in expanding access to primary education.

Members of the media are invited to cover the event and are requested to confirm and submit names of reporters and cameramen attending the event to the British High Commission Press Office by 2.00 pm Thursday 24 September. ss Office by 2.00 pm Thursday 24 September. 

Distributed by APO Group on behalf of British High Commission Nairobi.