G7 Education Ministers' Meeting
Kurashiki City this month played host to the G7 Education Ministers' Meeting.
The ministers of education from Canada, France, Germany, Japan, United Kingdom, United States and the European Union came together to discuss the role of Education addressing issues which affect the worlds children such as poverty, terrorism, migration and refugees.
The meeting concluded with the formation of the "Kurashiki Declaration" which aims to give the G7 countries a shared vision of the role of Education and the advancements in teaching, learning and international cooperation required.
In addition to their official duties, the foreign ministers also got to experience some of the famous sights, tastes and experiences on offer for visitors to the beautiful city.