|The seventh Conference of European Ministers of Education, which will be held in Nicosia between 27-28 June 2003, is jointly organized by the Ministry of Education and Culture of Cyprus, the Greek Presidency of the European Union during the first half of 2003 (Ministry of National Education and Religion) and the European Commission. Ministers of Education from EU Member States and the countries under accession, the European Economic Area countries and South-East European Countries with Association Agreements with the European Union will participate in this conference. The object of the European Ministers of education is to underline the role the co-operation of European educational systems can play both in the economic development and prosperity of European peoples and in the creation of a common European identity. The main theme of the Conference in Nicosia will be "Training of teachers and its relation to quality in teaching"|
Text: Ministry of Education and Culture, Republic of Cyprus.
Source: Department of Postal Services, Republic of Cyprus.