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The World Conference on Education for All in Jomtien in 1990 marked the first concerted effortto prioritize educational development around the world, and subsequent meetings continueto advance the global agenda for what education—and the world—could become. In 2000,the EFA and Millennium Development Goals laid out the first set of concrete and actionablegoals to increase development and improve access to education for all children. Our educationgoals were instrumental to our development goals. In 2015, development goals have shiftedto Sustainable Development Goals, and the education we promote must follow suit. The mainaim of the post-2015 goals is to cultivate life-long learners and develop Global Citizens who arecommitted to eradicating poverty and ensuring dignity, human rights, and social justice in theirhomes, communities, and countries.